Wandering through Madrid's Museum Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, there is a diversity of paintings that summarise the wider context within which the inaugural meeting of the Philanthropy [...]
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January 2020 saw the inaugural meeting of the Philanthropy Europe Networks (PEX) Forum in Madrid. Hosted by DAFNE (Donors and Foundations Networks in Europe) and [...]
On 10th October 2019, we will be welcoming Alexander Hoare, Partner and Director of C. Hoare & Co., the UK’s oldest privately owned bank, [...]
by Tobias Jung This month, Charity Futures and Giving Evidence launched their findings on whether, where and what research is needed about UK charities and [...]
The biennial conference of the Nonprofit Academic Centres Council (NACC) took place at Cass Business School City, University of London from July 16-17. For the [...]
Hamish McHamish (1999-2014) 'local legend and cat about town' Image: Statute of Hamish in St Andrews Hamish McHamish became known as St Andrews' [...]
James Gillespie (1726-1797) 'An Edinburgh character through and through, with an impressive nose fit for a snuff merchant' Background: Born into a family of modest [...]
Ylvisaker, in his speech to the 1976 International Conference on Opportunities for Philanthropy, argued that doing philanthropy is akin to being Sisyphus: 'What philanthropy and [...]
Image: Anna Harkness Background: Mother and son duo, Anna and Edward Harkness were both prominent American philanthropists. Anna was born in Dalton, Ohio, [...]
William Chambers (1800-1883) Publisher, Public Servant, Philanthropist Image: John Rhind's Statute of William Chambers on Chambers Street, Edinburgh Background: William Chambers was born [...]