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Wealthy patrons renovate warehouses and railway sheds according to a global formula
We need to be scientific and fearless about assessing whether proposed solutions work
Philanthropists join forces to raise often paltry level of giving even as wealth increases
Rajiv Shah is demonstrating a different kind of leadership
How the value of a building and the value of an institution differ
The 87-year-old billionaire talks about his family, philanthropy and the World Trade Center
What is the best way to structure major charitable donations?
London’s better-off music lovers are fostering an experience for the benefit of singers and instrumentalists
My grandmother left me money to buy a £1m property
Donors can encourage charities to seek feedback
Events will raise funds for some of the charities affected by Presidents Club scandal
Operations moved to Berlin in face of ‘increasingly repressive political environment’
A new index of the most profitable charities shows the tax-free economy needs more scrutiny.
Grassroot Soccer’s programmes are heavily linked to football
Early experiences often shatter a belief that business strategies can simply be applied to philanthropy
The Acceptance in Lieu panel decides whether owners of artworks, including archives, can reduce their inheritance tax bill
Too many philanthropists and impact investors chase scale but networks deliver more
Tech tools used to address growing number of rough sleepers
Sexual harassment allegations were not brought to international board’s attention
The global ‘gig economy’ is awash with the downtrodden and effective campaigners
A clutch of academic institutions have received big gifts, but are there strings attached?
The paternalism of Milton Hershey offers lessons for today’s billionaire philanthropists, from the Koch brothers to George Soros
Business executive also served as commerce secretary under President Richard Nixon
How can you tell if a charity is effective, when there is little independent analysis?