We are delighted to welcome our two new trustees to the PtGF team: Tracey Reddings, Head of UK Private Wealth Management at J.P. Morgan Private Bank and Charlie Walker, Executive Chairman at HFM Columbus Wealth Management. They both have extensive experience in the financial and charitable sector and will undoubtedly bring a whole new dynamic to PtGF.

Jenny Spraggett has also joined the team as our new administrator and office manager earlier this year and is already a strong asset to PtGF!

PtGF also recently co-hosted a fabulous event with Signia Wealth. Nick Jenkins, ex-trader, successful entrepreneur, founder of Moonpig and CEO of ARK was our key speaker and inspired the audience in giving wisely and effectively.

Partnering for Global Impact

 

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Partnering for Global Impact is a new initiative to facilitate transactions in impact investing and philanthropy through one-to-one meetings. The inaugural event features over 40 presentations by innovative companies who offer solutions for global problems. The efficient one-to-one meeting process and the innovative design of our meeting spaces turn networking into tangible partnerships and results. Join us in Lugano, Switzerland on July 9-10 to make an impact. www.partneringforglobalimpact.com

Prism the Gift Fund is delighted to support this initiative and take part in the event.

PtGF YouTube Interview channel

 

 

PtGF has launched their new YouTube channel and will make regular interviews of interesting and inspiring figures of the philanthropic sector.

We wanted to launch this channel by interviewing our founder, Anna Josse about her opinion on what the barriers to charitable giving are and how PtGF offers solutions to make it easier and more accessible:

Click on the following link to watch Anna: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tol6M1hoJIo

Congrats to Give it back, George!

 

 

In a statement on the 31 May 2012, the chancellor George Osborne said:
I can confirm that we will proceed next year with a cap on income tax reliefs for wealthy people, but we won’t be capping relief for giving money to charity. It is clear from our conversations with charities that any kind of cap could damage donations, and as I said at the budget that’s not what we want at all. So we’ve listened…”

Prism the Gift Fund welcomes the government’s announcement that it plans to change the decision on the cap on charity tax relief. PtGF encourages tax effective giving from individuals donating significant amounts of money and therefore has been vocal in its criticism of the recent proposed changes in legislation. PtGF is more than ever actively engaging and educating donors to encourage them to understand correctly the benefits of Gift Aid and Share Giving.

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