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Beacon Collaborative to publish reports analysing data of philanthropy sector

The Beacon Collaborative 7 April 2020

Over the last few years, official statistics have started to show that individual giving by wealthy people in the UK has risen by £1 billion, and that this is a continuing trend: the curve has not …


Interview: Rana Kotan, TUSEV

Charles Keidan 7 April 2020 For Subscribers

At the end of this year’s PEXforum in Madrid, it was announced that next year’s event will be held in Turkey. So it was an opportune moment for Charles Keidan to talk to Rana Kotan …


UK funder Pears Foundation commits to giving core and more funding in response to coronavirus

Alliance magazine 6 April 2020

The Pears Family Charitable Foundation announced that in response to the COVID-19 crisis it would be increasing its giving by 50 per cent in the coming year, as well as making all of their grants …

Why we need to keep talking about climate change

Indra Heerkens 2 April 2020

At this moment, we are all adjusting to the new reality of life during the COVID-19 pandemic. Like any other organisation, the IKEA Foundation’s top priority is to protect our staff while reducing the transmission …

How can philanthropists and foundations meaningfully and effectively coordinate COVID-19 response?

Cassie Robinson 1 April 2020

This is clearly a time for philanthropy and foundations to be proactive in how they support civil society. There is so much that is needed right now, from emergency response funding, efforts to do the …

Interview: Alberto Alemanno, The Good Lobby

Charles Keidan 31 March 2020 For Subscribers

Foundations have traditionally been shy about engaging with public authorities and lobbying decision-makers. Ironically, believes Alberto Alemanno, one of the effects is that philanthropy has indirectly contributed to the social divisions it often aspires to …

Civil society groups to receive COVID-19 funding via London Community Response

Alliance magazine 31 March 2020

Philanthropy groups in London have joined in with the many foundations around the world that are taking steps to make resources and support available to those affected by COVID-19. Coordinated by London Funders, the London …

How can funders help local charities through the COVID-19 outbreak?

Nicola Pritchard 31 March 2020

In a crisis like this, the places where we live become more important than ever. Most immediately, coordinating protection and support for the most vulnerable is the critical challenge for local charities, their funders, local …

CAF emergency fund to support struggling charities through coronavirus crisis

Alliance magazine 30 March 2020

The Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) has launched an emergency fund for small charities and organisations as they battle the effects of the coronavirus. The CAF Coronavirus Emergency Fund will offer one-time grants of up to …

Julia and Hans Rausing commit £16.5 million to tackle COVID-19

Elika Roohi and Charles Keidan 27 March 2020

Philanthropists Julia and Hans Rausing announced that they are giving £16.5 million to charities and causes in the United Kingdom working to fight the COVID-19 pandemic – the largest UK pledge to date from individual …