World Charity Index 2015

The 110 year old La Caixa Foundation stems directly from the Spanish bank set up in 1904 by Catalan lawyer Francesc [...]

17 December 2015
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Motor pioneer Henry Ford and his son Edsel established the Ford Foundation in the US in 1936 to advance human [...]

17 December 2015
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The Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC) is one of the oldest institutions in Hong Kong, founded in 1884. It is a company [...]

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In 2006, two community foundations merged into the Silicon Valley Community Foundation, with the aim to create [...]

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The National Philanthropic Trust (NPT) was founded in 1996. Since then, it has raised almost £3.5bn in charitable [...]

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New Jersey-born Chuck Feeney was an entrepreneur from an early age, selling Christmas cards door-todoor and teaming [...]

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The Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation stems from the charitable organization that Warren Buffett formed many years [...]

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The world’s largest retailer is Walmart, and the Walton family has a 51 per cent stake in the company. No wonder [...]

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It’s probably no wonder that the United States’ largest philanthropy dedicated solely to health is the brainchild [...]

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Hewlett, one half of the duo that set up computer manufacturing giant Hewlett Packard, set up the foundation with [...]

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The Church Commissioners main role is supporting the Church of England by managing its investment portfolio – [...]

17 December 2015
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The pharmaceutical company Eli Lilly and Company was founded in 1876 by Colonel Eli Lilly. Eli Lilly and Company [...]

17 December 2015
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Since 1958, the Foundation for the Carolinas has connected individuals, companies and organisations to needs and philanthropic [...]

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Will Keith Kellogg made his fortune developing and marketing breakfast cereals. Before becoming one of the richest men [...]

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The story goes that the founders of the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation passed around a hat in 1978, collecting [...]

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