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Funders and the finance sector – survey results

Posted 25 March, 2022

We conducted a survey of our members in May 2021 with the goal of understanding how funders approach finance-related work now, what motivates them to do more (or less) of it, what approaches they consider to be most effective, which …

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Funding Trends 2021: Climate Change Mitigation Philanthropy

Posted 18 November, 2021

This report analyses global philanthropic spending dedicated to climate change mitigation in 2020, examining funding flows to specific regions and sectors. The key finding is that although climate change mitigation philanthropy has experienced meaningful growth over 2020, it still remained …

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Foundation Funding for Climate Change Mitigation: Europe Spotlight

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This report provides a detailed analysis of European foundation funding for climate change mitigation in 2016, 2018, and 2020, with a particular focus on the largest foundation funders. The report examines funding flows into and within Europe as well as …

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Environmental Funding by European Foundations – volume 5

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This report is the latest edition in the European Environmental Funders Group’s series tracking funding for the environment from foundations based in Europe. The report features a detailed analysis of the 5,358 environmental grants made by 127 foundations in 2018, …

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Where the Green Grants Went 8

Posted 17 November, 2021

In the eighth edition of our Where the Green Grants Went report series, we examine over 13,000 grants awarded by UK foundations and lottery sources to environmental causes from 2016/17 – 2018/19. We summarise the total amounts of funding from …

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Understanding the Funding and Environmental Landscape in South West England

Posted 2 March, 2020

This study sets out to examine how philanthropic giving can be increased or enhanced to better protect and conserve the natural environment in the South West England, and includes a literature review, statistical analysis of grant data, and interviews with …

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Where the Green Grants Went 7

Posted 25 June, 2019

In this seventh edition of Where the Green Grants Went, we examine over 13,000 grants awarded by foundations and lottery sources over the four-year period from 2012/13 – 2015/16, and provide insights from a survey of funders about the barriers to …

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Where the Green Grants Went Scotland

Posted 7 December, 2017

This first edition of Where the Green Grants Went Scotland examines grants for environmental work in Scotland from UK-based trusts and foundations, Landfill Communities Fund distributors and lottery sources over the four years from 2012-2016.

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What Influences Wealthy Donors To Give To Different Causes

Posted 29 November, 2017

This research review summarises the state of knowledge around what facilitates wealthy individuals to donate to different causes, with a particular focus on environmental causes. It summarises the key learnings from this knowledge, provides a reading list, and makes recommendations….

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