Organisation: Institute for Philanthropy

Fran Perrin, Founder and Director of the Indigo Trust said today “I’m surprised and delighted to be awarded the Spears Wealth Management Awards Philanthropist of the Year. I hope this recognises both my passion for strategic philanthropy and also the importance of using modern technologies to improve lives across African countries. I’m very proud of the […]

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In 1876, Chief Engineer to the British Post Office, Sir William Preece, said: “The Americans have need for the telephone, but we do not. We have plenty of messenger boys.” Predictions about the value and impact of social media in the distant future are similarly fraught with difficulties. We have too little knowledge about the […]

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Increasing numbers of philanthropic organisations are getting to grips with social media and beginning to understand how it can impact and influence their own work and approach to grantmaking. For others, however, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and similar online platforms remain something of a mystery. Demystifying this world and showing funders how social media can enrich their organisations […]

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