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FUTURE WORLD GIVING PROJECT

If governments act now, the future of philanthropy could be bright, with people all over the world engaging in supporting a vibrant civil society and addressing social needs.

ABOUT FUTURE WORLD GIVING

From 2013 - 2017 the Future World Giving project created, over a suite of reports, a policy framework to help governments seize the potential for rapidly growing middle class populations to engage in philanthropy.

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    Building trust in charitable giving

    This report highlights some extremely worrying trends around the world and states that regressive policies towards charities risks undermining public trust and threatens to stifle the growth of charitable giving.
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    Unlocking the potential of global philanthropy

    This report aims to estimate the possible extent of charitable giving around the world if governments and the voluntary sector were to harness the potential of the huge expansion of the middle classes.
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    Enabling an independent not-for-profit sector

    This report warns that poor legislation on not-for-profit campaigning and independence could jeopardise efforts to promote giving among new generations of middle class people emerging across the world.

    
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