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The Beacon Collaborative Conference January 2019 – Findings

In January 2019, Beacon brought together 100 philanthropists, policymakers, advisors and others to discuss how they could work together to best advance giving and social investment in the UK. 


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APPG on Philanthropy and Social Investment: Philanthropy in the UK today

The APPG on Philanthropy and Social Investment, chaired by Rushanara Ali, released its first report in July 2019. 


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Beacon are looking for a Marketing and Communications Coordinator

The Beacon Collaborative is looking for a Marketing and Communications Coordinator. The post is vital to the work of Beacon over the coming 6 months.

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Giving Voice to Philanthropy

This report from The Beacon Collaborative looks at the role that celebration and promotion of philanthropy can play to encourage greater giving.

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The Giving Experience – Overcoming the barriers to giving among the wealthy in the UK

The Giving Experience’ looks at how the philanthropy and charity sectors can overcome the barriers of trust and the barriers of personal and financial insecurity that hold wealth people back from giving more.

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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 […]


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UK wealthy increasing giving in response to COVID-19 pandemic

In June this year, we commissioned Savanta to conduct quarterly research on the giving levels among the wealthy population in the UK. In part, this was a response to the COVID-19 pandemic to determine how British philanthropy was responding.

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Beacon launch trio of reports on growing giving in the UK

New research shows British philanthropy is strengthening, but the needs created by the COVID-19 crisis highlight the potential for philanthropy to do more.

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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 […]