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Collaborating for a Cause – How cause-related networks can lead to more and better giving

In partnership with us, New Philanthropy Capital developed “Collaborating for a Cause”, a targeted study looking at the role of cause-related networks to enable philanthropists on their giving journey.

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DCMS’ Community Match Challenge could signify a new relationship between government and philanthropy

DCMS’ Community Match Challenge could signify a new relationship between government and philanthropy   The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has awarded 19 philanthropists, funders and foundations a share of £85 million in the wake of COVID-19 recovery in the form of the Community Matched Challenge. A wide range of organisations will receive funding […]

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Giving voice to philanthropy

Giving voice to philanthropy   At the Beacon Collaborative, we wanted to understand if our history as an awards programme was the optimum way to promote more and better philanthropy and reach our goal of £2 billion more a year in philanthropic giving. This investigation explored the best way to give voice to philanthropy and […]

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Barclays Private Bank partner with Beacon and the Institute of Fundraising

Barclays Private Bank partners with Beacon and the Institute of Fundraising Barclays Private Bank commits to a partnership with The Beacon Collaborative and the Institute of Fundraising to deliver a step-change in giving Barriers to Giving, a new report released today by Barclays Private Bank, finds a ‘lack of faith’ between high net worth individuals […]

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Philanthropists urged to ‘Do Something New’ to support the charity sector through COVID-19

The Beacon Collaborative is inspiring others to take a new look at how they decide to give launching the “Do Something New” guide to giving.

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Do Something New – Questions to ask when supporting a new charity

This toolkit is a guide for philanthropists and advisors. It provides questions they can ask when deciding which charities to support through the survive, adapt, and thrive phases of the post-COVID landscape.

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A joint letter calling for philanthropists to support the COVID-19 effort

Given the overwhelming scale of this crisis, the government must provide the overarching response needed. But government alone is not enough. Charities are providing critical support to help communities, and vulnerable people across society, cope. But they are staring into a funding chasm. This virus is shaking society to its core. What emerges afterwards will be fundamentally different to what we took for granted before.

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Financial Times – “Wealthy move to tackle pitiful state of UK philanthropy”

“Philanthropists across the UK are coming together in an attempt to change the nation’s culture of giving, as research that shows that the ultra-wealthy often donate very little even as their numbers and levels of wealth have shot up in recent years” – Financial Times, July 2018

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Financial Times – “Sector organisation aims to raise extra £2bn from wealthy people”

“Philanthropists across the UK are coming together in an attempt to change the nation’s culture of giving, as research that shows that the ultra-wealthy often donate very little even as their numbers and levels of wealth have shot up in recent years” – Financial Times, July 2018