We define philanthropy as the giving of resources in an engaged and strategic way for maximum impact and in a tax efficient manner. It can include the giving of money, assets, time, talent, voice and one’s social capital. We believe in the power of philanthropy as a great social connector and the source of many great opportunities.

City Philanthropy

A Wealth of Opportunity


Inspiring Philanthropy: Alexandra Depledge

Alexandra Depledge is a tech entrepreneur and one of a growing movement of business leaders who have signed the Founders Pledge that has raised more than £106m for charity in 18 months. Here Alexandra explains why she signed up to philanthropy.

Why we should all rethink philanthropy...

Homeless person in a sleeping bag

A new  workshop aims to shake-up the way we approach philanthropy, turning traditional funding relationships on their head and inviting us to co-create solutions together to become experts. Cheryl Chapman reports on how a two hour social innovation hack bought homelessness home and helped her push the button on a solution

Add your voice to help shape London

Photographic image of the words 'city stories' written on an internal office stairwell barrier

What would a good London look like for you? Do you want to help shape the conversation to create a better London? Good London are inviting you to share your city story to help improve London.

Local Authority funding gap threatens growth of SIB market

Photography of Jenny North

Minister for Civil Society, Rob Wilson MP, said last month that he wants to see Social Impact Bonds (SIBs) ‘become the norm’ for funding many public services. Jenny North, Director of Policy and Strategy, of Impetus – The Private Equity Foundation (Impetus-PEF), shares with us her thoughts on how feasible this is...



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