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Giving Trends Top 100 Family Foundations 2015


Cathy Pharoah, Keiran Goddard and Richard Jenkins

Publication date

October 2015

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This is the seventh edition of Family Foundation Giving Trends. It provides an update on annual charitable income and spending by the UK’s top 100 family foundations in 2013/2014, with details on the next 50 foundations. This focus on family foundations not only provides a benchmark to the personal philanthropic giving of the UK’s wealthiest individual and family donors, past and present, but also demonstrates the enduring appeal and value of the foundation as a vehicle for their giving. A new analysis in this year’s report also shows that the vast majority of the 150 foundations included here have living founders and family trustees on their governing boards, an indicator to the level of active family involvement in giving through foundations.

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