News results for Philanthropy

1 June 2021

How Philanthropy Sits In UK's Inequality Debate

It is time to take the full measure of the difference UHNW philanthropy can make at a time when...

17 May 2021

HNW American Philanthropists Ramp Up Giving

Bank of America's private bank talks about trends in philanthropy and the habits of affluent donors...

13 May 2021

Bloomberg Continues Big Gift Trend, Focuses On STEM

Bloomberg's $150 million funding for the programme is another example of the big gift trend within...

15 January 2021

Brown Shipley Launches Charities Offering

With charities taking a battering over the last 12 months, Brown Shipley is stepping into the...

24 December 2020

Younger Philanthropists Press Accelerator

Where are the fault lines growing between traditional philanthropy and direct giving? What do...

24 December 2020

The Pandemic - The HNW Philanthropy Response

The UK is due for a "giving revolution" and the global pandemic has put the charity sector under...

17 December 2020

MacKenzie Scott Eyes Faster Giving As Amazon's Value Surges

Writing on her blog, Scott wrote of how she has taken advice since July on how to support a range...

3 December 2020

UBS Backs Ex-Premiership Footballer's Kidney Research Fund

As a corporate backer, the banking group is adding its weight to Andy Cole's First XI - a club of...

23 November 2020

How Philanthropy Is Changing: A 20-Year Perspective - Podcast

In this podcast, we interview Betsy Brill, president of Strategic Philanthropy, the US...

15 June 2020

Reuben Tycoons Fuel Big Gift Trend

One of the largest donations from a foundation to a UK academic institution for some time...

Comment & Analysis results for Philanthropy

28 January 2009

Philanthrophy Can Thrive Even While Recession Bites

The onset of global recession is feeding fears that philanthropic activity might suffer in 2009. ...

27 June 2008

HNW Philanthropic Giving Booms, Emerging Market Sources Seen Growing

Chris Hohn, founder of activist hedge fund business, The Childrens Investment Fund, may not be...

19 December 2007

WB Breakfast Briefing: Philanthropy and Social Investing – The New Asset Class?

Philanthropy is big business. Warren Buffett pledged in 2006 to donate three-quarters of his...

11 May 2007

LODH Shows Global Concerns and Social Conscience

Last Friday was a pleasant spring day in Zurich. Bankers were taking lunch breaks by the lake and...

4 May 2007

SRI Briefing: Monetising Good/Good Monetisation

Two things seem to be happening at the same time: organisations are looking for ways to attach...

20 April 2007

Mission Driven Investing – Furthering the Role of Trustee

The 8,500 Charitable Trusts and Foundations in the UK control an estimated £50 billion in assets...

13 April 2007

Philanthropy Briefing: Turning Dormant Accounts into a Social Investment Bank

How much money lies unclaimed in UK bank and building society accounts which no-one has touched for...