University of Kent at forefront of Centre for Charitable Giving

first_imgThe research programme will look at whether charitable activity mitigates or reinforces social and economic inequalities, the relationship between fundraising and the distribution of resources, and the connections between donors and beneficiaries. It will also be examining donor motivations. Howard Lake | 21 November 2007 | News About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis  18 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThiscenter_img University of Kent at forefront of Centre for Charitable Giving The University of Kent is to play a pivotal role in the new Centre for Charitable Giving and Philanthropy.The £2.2m initiative, funded by the Economic and Social Research Council, Office of the Third Sector, the Carnegie UK Trust and the Scottish Executive will see the universities of Kent, Southampton, Edinburgh, Strathclyde and City University work together. It will aim to help third sector organisations, government and business to better understand why and how individuals and businesses can give, with a view to increasing giving in the UK.The University of Kent’s main role will be in charitable giving and social redistribution, one of three ‘spokes’ in the Centre – the others being individual and business giving, and institutionalised giving structures. Advertisement Tagged with: Research / statisticslast_img