We are delighted to announce that Francesca Hewitt is joining our Director team from September 2018. Francesca is currently Head of Development at the Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford where she has spearheaded one of the country’s most successful endowment campaigns. Francesca has also held senior roles at Brasenose College […]
This month our CEO, Caroline Underwood, was awarded an OBE by Her Majesty The Queen for services to charity. The Investiture Ceremony was held in the Waterloo Chamber at Windsor Castle on Friday 8 December, 2017. Speaking today Caroline said: ‘I feel hugely privileged to have received an OBE in […]
This month Leo Crane joins the Philanthropy Company as a Senior Associate. Making the announcement today Caroline Underwood, CEO of the Philanthropy Company said
In January 2018, Kate Foley, currently Associate Director at the University of Exeter’s Global Advancement directorate, will join the Philanthropy Company as an Associate Director. Kate brings over 15 years of senior level fundraising and development experience in prestigious Russell Group Universities including: Exeter, Aberdeen and the University of Oxford. […]
I love celebrating. Anything really! Birthdays, first days at school, last days at school, random Wednesdays… anything from mini to major achievements. As fundraisers we often get the opportunity to celebrate people and organisations giving to a cause that they believe in. From arts institutions to universities and INGOs to […]
Members of Unicef UK appointed Caroline Underwood as a Trustee at their AGM held on Monday at Unicef UK’s offices in Farringdon.
I had the great privilege to attend a panel discussion hosted by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and Westminster Business School around Dangerous Women: Risk in Leadership. The incredible panel consisted of 4 powerful women: Karen Pierce, Chief Operating Officer for the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) Abigail Boyle, Head of Yemen […]
We love the new case for support from our client Stoll, depicting stories of how they have made a lasting difference for the people they support.
We were delighted to move into our new office in Marylebone last week. Situated adjacent to the station and within easy reach of Oxford, the office will be the central point of all activity for Philanthropy Company going forward.
One of our clients, Christian Aid, is on the search for an exceptional fundraiser for the position of Senior Major Donor Officer.
It was announced today that Lord Vinson, entrepreneur and co-founder of the Centre for Policy Studies, has made a gift of £5 million jointly to the University of Buckingham and the Institute of Economic Affairs to widen understanding of the Constitution of Liberty.
Congratulations to both Lord Vinson, for his wonderful gift and to the Sir Anthony and the University of Buckingham on the achievement and everything that it will bring. We are thrilled to be working with the University of Buckingham during this exciting time.
We are delighted to be working on the Foundation for FutureLondon for Olympicopolis which launches tonight. The main fundraising drive, which aims to raise £180 million from philanthropists to help fund the project, will be launched tonight at an event at the venue in Stratford attended by Mayor Boris Johnson. […]
How may we increase the philanthropy and social investment that is essential if we are to sustain civil society for future generations? A roundtable discussion that asks this question is happening on the 17th of November.
On Monday the 7th of September, 40 thrill seeking individuals abseiled from the top of three of London’s tallest buildings -The Gherkin, the Cheesegrater and the Walkie Talkie buildings.
We are thrilled to hear that our client Stoll has achieved a grant of £90k from the Henry Smith Charity for the critical Health and Wellbeing programme which works to support veterans with a multitude of practical skills.
Working with a wide range of clients, we have identified the ‘top 10 success factors for philanthropy
As millions struggle to make ends meet, a charity says the richest Britons are wealthier than the poorest 20% combined. Caroline Underwood shares some insight with Sky News, on giving in the UK where we saw over £9.3bn given to charity during 2012.