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The Coutts, Million Pound Donors Report 2011

Breeze, Beth (2011) The Coutts, Million Pound Donors Report 2011. Coutts & Co (KAR id:36127)


This publication is the fourth edition of the Million Pound Donors Report,which collates and analyses data on all

identifiable UK charitable donations of £1 million or more. It describes and discusses 174 donations worth at least £1 million, made by UK donors or to UK charities in 2009/10,with a combined value of £1.312 billion.

As in previous years, this edition of the report also assesses the scale and impact of these gifts, analyses trends in major giving at this level and presents case studies of both ‘million pound donors’ and ‘million pound recipients’.We are aware that our data is likely to under-estimate the true value of this largest level of philanthropy. This is due to donations that are either made anonymously, or for other reasons have

not appeared in an identifiable form on the public record. It also doesn’t include very big donations

that fall below our lower threshold of £1 million. This means the data in this report does not represent all significant giving, as it does not capture gifts of £10,000 - £999,999 that are still of great

importance to the causes they benefit.We believe, however, that ‘million pound donations’ are a useful unit of

analysis, because it is economically and psychologically significant to both donors and recipients.

Item Type: Research report (external)
Subjects: H Social Sciences
Divisions: Divisions > Division for the Study of Law, Society and Social Justice > School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research
Depositing User: Beth Breeze
Date Deposited: 11 Nov 2013 12:29 UTC
Last Modified: 16 Nov 2021 10:13 UTC
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