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Long history of philanthropy and public health: Rockefeller Foundation campaigns in early 1900s

Barbara Shubinski 5 May 2020 For Subscribers

With the outbreak of COVID-19 stretching the capacity of governments and civil society around the world, philanthropies too are considering their role in the crisis. Barbara Shubinski, Director of Research and Education at the Rockefeller …


Interview: Benjamin Bellegy, WINGS

Andrew Milner 5 May 2020

The latest piece of research produced by the Worldwide Networks for Grantmaker Support (WINGS), designed to help philanthropy support organisations (PSOs) think through their role in changing circumstances has been overborne by the Covid-19 crisis…well, …


Getting the have-mores to give more

The Beacon Collaborative 14 April 2020

Why don’t wealthy people in the UK give more? A new collaboration is determined to find out – and to change it. The Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) reported total giving among the British population at …

Giving Voice to Philanthropy: New report from Beacon Collaborative published today

Alliance magazine 14 April 2020

Today the Beacon Collaborative partners released three reports focused on how to grow high-net-worth giving in the UK, as well as improve the quality of giving. Giving Voice to Philanthropy, one of the reports, identifies …

Collaborating for a Cause: New report from Beacon Collaborative published today

Alliance magazine 14 April 2020

With the charity sector now facing perhaps its greatest test yet, philanthropists can multiply the impact of their giving by teaming together around common causes, says Collaborating for a cause: How cause-related networks multiply the …

The giving experience: New report from Beacon Collaborative published today

Alliance magazine 14 April 2020

New Research Shows British Philanthropy is strengthening, but the needs created by the COVID-19 crisis highlight the potential for philanthropy to do more. Many wealthy individuals are motivated by a sense of belonging and shared …

What are people thinking during COVID-19 in terms of giving?

Susan Pinkney 12 April 2020

Susan Pinkney, CAF’s Head of Research, looks at what the latest research is telling us. How are charities and the act of giving being viewed during the coronavirus pandemic? With much of the world in …

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 …

New publication profiles philanthropy ecosystem in Europe

Alliance magazine 20 January 2020

Ahead of the PEX2020 forum later this week, Alliance magazine has released a new publication profiling the organisations that comprise the philanthropy ecosystem in Europe.  Philanthropy Europe Networks Forum – PEXforum 2020 – is the …

Results of global family philanthropy survey released

Alliance magazine 18 January 2020

Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors (RPA) and Campden Wealth today published ‘Global Trends and Strategic Time Horizons in Family Philanthropy 2020,’ a report based on a survey of 201 families of significant wealth who are engaged in philanthropic giving. The responses …