Matthew  Bowcock

Matthew Bowcock

Matthew Bowcock was chair of the national Community Foundation Network, a post he took up in November 2008. He stepped down at the end of his two terms in 2013.

A serial entrepreneur, Bowcock has founded technology companies in Australia, the US and the UK. In 2000, he established the Hazelhurst Trust, and later became a trustee of the Surrey Community Foundation.

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Lessons from the 'charity tax'

The prospect of a curb on tax relief for major donations is consigned to history for now, but the sector should not assume it has disappeared forever, says Matthew Bowcock.

Time to teach young about giving

Britain lags far behind America in terms of a giving culture, so it’s about time we started actively teaching lessons in philanthropy in schools says Matthew Bowcock. Britain collectively donated a staggering £10.6bn last year, so in spite of the economic climate the shutters are far from down on charitable giving.

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