Financial Times

State Budget Losses Expected to Cause Problems for Nonprofits Through 2013
December 8, 2011

Despite signs the economy is improving, nonprofits that rely on state money should brace for at least two more years of tough times, a new report warns.

The report, prepared by Changing Our World, a philanthropy consulting firm, traces the evolution of the economic crisis, assesses its impact on state budgets, and explores whether philanthropy can make up for the loss of government spending on social programs.

Stern Receives $20 Million From Alumnus
November 16, 2009

November 13 2009, The Financial Times — The holiday season has come early at New York University’s Stern school of business, which has received a $20m gift from hedge fund founder John Paulson. Mr Paulson is an alumnus of the school, graduating with a bachelor degree in 1978.

Tactical Philanthropy Advisors, Serving High Net Worth Donors, Launches Today
August 31, 2009

Burlingame, CA, August 31, 2009 — Tactical Philanthropy Advisors, an advisory firm working with wealthy individuals and families, launched today. It is headed by Sean Stannard-Stockton, co-founder of a wealth advisory firm focused on philanthropists, a columnist for the Chronicle of Philanthropy and author of the industry leading blog Tactical Philanthropy.

A Problem Shared
July 1, 2009

June 25, 2009, The Financial Times — In the early days of the Global Philanthropy Forum, a strong belief guided Jane Wales, its president and chief executive, as she developed the conferences and workshops offered by the US-based organisation. “It’s like doing exercise,” she says. “You are much more likely to stay with something if you have a community of colleagues with which to pursue that work.”

George Soros Gives $100 Million Gift to Europe
June 18, 2009

June 18, 2009, The Financial Times — George Soros, the billionaire investor and philanthropist, is giving $100m to central and eastern Europe to counter the impact of the economic crisis on the poor, voluntary groups and non-government organsations.

UK Museums See Visits Rise Amid Budget Cuts
April 30, 2009

April 30, 2009, The Financial Times — More than a third of UK museums and galleries have received more visitors since last autumn’s intensification of the economic downturn – in spite of having to deal with cuts in their budgets.

Jet-setters to Have Chance to Donate to Charity
April 6, 2009

London, April 5, 2009, Financial Times — Jet-setting consumers with a social conscience will soon be able to supplement their governments’ support to the poor through personal contributions each time they buy air tickets.

Surge in Charity Advice Work From Executives
April 1, 2009

March 30, 2009, The Financial Times — Financial services executives are increasingly offering their skills to provide free advice to charities, even as their public image is battered by the economic crisis.

UK Company Donors Propose Big Cuts in Giving
March 23, 2009

British corporate philanthropy is expected to fall by more than a third over the next year as a result of the financial downturn, according to a poll of 450 business leaders released on Monday.