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    City Bridge Trust announces £15m of new grant funding for London charities

    The City Bridge Trust, has announced it will increase its grant-giving from around £15m a year to around £20m a year for each of the next three years. The money will be awarded to London charities involved with disability, youth employment, mental health and inclusion. Charities can apply for grants of any size. The CBT […]

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    Total grants from trusts and foundations now greater than government grants, says NCVO

    The umbrella body’s UK Civil Society Almanac 2015 says foundation grants to the sector were £2.5bn in 2012/13 and government grants were £2.2bn An article from Third Sector published on the 27th July, has revealed that the value of grant funding from trusts and foundations has exceeded the value of grant funding from government sources […]

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    EFC call for data collection: Environmental funding by European foundations

    The EFC European Environmental Funders Group is preparing its third edition of the mapping of environmental funding by European foundations. In the past 5 years EEFG mappings have been a great tool that have helped to understand philanthropic action in the environmental field, identify trends and gaps, and design strategies for philanthropic actions. As a consequence, if you […]

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    CIVICUS publishes State of Civil Society Report 2015

    The 2015 edition of the State of Civil Society Report glimpses into the amazing work being done in civil society to address some of the most urgent global issues.

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    International forum on early childhood development in Addis Ababa

    Scientists and experts close the gap between research and policy on early childhood. “We know what to do, now it is our shared responsibility to act: Prioritise investing in children and their families in Sustainable Development Goals.”

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    New mapping tool helps early childhood funders coordinate in East Africa

    The Bernard van Leer Foundation has supported the Foundation Center to create a map of early childhood development funding in East Africa. This new tool will help foundations, NGOs, policymakers and other stakeholders to see what is currently being funded, avoid overlaps in work, and identify gaps and opportunities. Foundation Maps for Early Childhood Development […]

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    The Palgrave Handbook of Global Philanthropy

    The Palgrave Handbook of Global Philanthropy is a comprehensive reference guide to the practice of philanthropy across twenty-six nations and regions. In addition, thematic chapters examine cross-national issues to provide an indispensable guide to the latest research in this field.

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    Building the cities of tomorrow: the C40 Cities Awards and Cities100

    From 6 July to 17 August, the C40 network for megacities and Scandinavian think tank Sustainia are looking for projects and solutions that are not only fuelling local transition, but also hold inspiration for other cities across the planet.

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    New report analyses $1.8 Billion in global Human Rights funding

    The 2015 edition of ‘Advancing Human Rights: Update on Global Foundation Grantmaking’ analyses $1.8 billion granted by 774 foundations in support of nearly 11,000 organisations worldwide.

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    EFC and members at Financing for Development conference, Addis Ababa

    At the UN’s Third International Conference on Financing for Development, world leaders are looking at ways in which all sources of finance can support sustainable development.