We define philanthropy as the giving of resources in an engaged and strategic way for maximum impact and in a tax efficient manner. It can include the giving of money, assets, time, talent, voice and one’s social capital. We believe in the power of philanthropy as a great social connector and the source of many great opportunities.

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Europe lags on philanthropic innovation new report reveals

The US may be the focus of philanthropic envy around the world, but an interesting new report on Individual Philanthropy in a global setting from BNP Paribas Wealth Management shows that Asia is actually ahead of Europe when it comes to innovation in philanthropy.

Don't miss out on reliefs as tax year draws to a close

Bill Lewis

London commercial law firm and the UK's leading charity solicitors Bates Wells Braithwaite will be bringing you tax advice on charitable giving and investment through the City Philanthropy bulletin. Here Bill Lewis and Stephen Lloyd explain how to make the most of tax relief on charitable donations as the tax year draws to a close.

New US report shows next gen donors want to act with impact

A heads-up from the US to non-profits comes in the form of a new report on the next generation of philanthropists that highlights a focus on impact, values-based giving and high engagement.

The #Next Gen Donors report from the Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy and 21/64 gives the first real glimpse into the minds of the philanthropic millenials: wealthy individuals, or individuals who will inherit wealth, born between 1964-2000.

Philanthropy: The City Story exhibition aims to tour the City in 2014

Philanthropy: The City Story

Philanthropy: The City Story, an innovative collaboration between the Charterhouse and the Museum of London and the City of London Corporation's charity, City Bridge Trust, was such a resounding success, drawing more than 3000 visitors during its one month tenure in November,  that it is now available  for free hire to continue its impact around the City.

City professionals find skilled volunteering roles through new ICAE website

City professionals searching for volunteering roles as part of their New Year resolutions may consider a volunteer recruitment website seeking specialist skills as a good first port of call.

icaewvolunteers.com launched  last year as a direct response to the challenges that charities face in finding volunteers with business and finance skills is a collaboration between The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) and Chartered Accountants’ Benevolent Association (CABA).

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