Government Expenditure on the Voluntary Sector in Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland

This article provides a summary analysis of spending by the governments of Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland in their voluntary sectors during the period 2004-05 to 2007-08 (2008- 09 for Wales).

Updated: 05/12/2014
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The relationship between volunteering and charitable giving: review of evidence

A CGAP working paper, This short report provides a synthesis of research findings into the relationship between volunteering and charitable giving.

Updated: 05/12/2014
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Philanthropy and a better society

What role does philanthropy have to play in our society and how may that role be enhanced? This report has been compiled in the light of the importance attached by government to the role of increased giving and philanthropy in achieving stronger communities and active citizenship.

Updated: 05/12/2014
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The New State of Donation: Three decades of household giving to charity

This report presents a comprehensive analysis of the main trends in giving to charity over the period from 1978 to 2008 using data from the government's Living Costs and Food survey.

Updated: 05/12/2014
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Giving back to communities of residence and of origin - An analysis of remittances and charitable donations in the UK

This research reports on the different ways in which migrant and minority groups in the UK give, which are largely unacknowledged or underestimated in traditional giving surveys.

Updated: 05/12/2014
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Payout with an English accent: Exploring the case for a foundation ‘distribution quota’ in the UK

This paper reviews the nature and direction of the private foundations' mandatory "payout" debates in the United States, in the context of calls for its emulation in the UK.

Updated: 05/12/2014
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Emerging trends in global philanthropy: Some reflections

In this paper Professor Jenny Harrow explores emerging trends in global philanthropy and the challenges they pose for both local and global decision makers.

Updated: 05/12/2014
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Giving Trends Top 300 Foundations - 2014 Report

Key Facts and Figures on Giving, Income and Assets in the Top 300 UK Charitable Foundations

Updated: 20/10/2014
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Family Foundation Philanthropy report - 2008

Report on the giving of the largest charitable family foundations in the US, the UK and the rest of Europe 2008.

Updated: 18/11/2014
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