Cathy Pharoah

Cathy Pharoah

Cahty Pharoah is co-director of the Centre for Charitable Giving and Philanthropy at Cass Business School.

Pharoah was director of research for the Charities Aid Foundation from 1995 until 2006, after which she went on to set up a new research company, Third Sector Prospect, in 2007.


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Total grantmaking by UK foundations still well short of pre-recession levels

Grantmaking by the UK’s top 300 charitable foundations has increased to £2.5bn in the year to March 2014, but is still 14 per cent lower than pre-recession levels, new research shows.

Talking about Y generation: a new wave of donors

The new wave of donors will behave differently from generations past. Cathy Pharoah details recent research into Millennials, and suggests they will bring in a new era of donor-led fundraising.

Will the FRSB's recommendations damage fundraising?

Yesterday the FRSB produced a report calling for stringent new restrictions on fundraisers, which will be presented to the IoF’s standards committee today. David Ainsworth looks at some of the key implications.

The sector’s future funding model needs to be fit for purpose

Cathy Pharoah examines whether the voluntary sector's funding model is fit for purpose. This article is part of a series on the future of the voluntary sector being published by Civil Society News ahead of the publication of  a collection of essays by Civil Exchange.

Katie Melua (image credi: Ernest Vikne)

Charities should select celebrity patrons carefully as being associated with a public figure who turns out to have a dark side can damage the charity's reputation, warns Cathy Pharoah.

 Family foundation giving up by a fifth, but donations down by a third

Giving by family foundations is up by 19 per cent to its highest ever level, but donations to those foundations are down almost 35 per cent, according to research published today by the Association of Charitable Foundations.

Grantmaking by UK foundations up by 10 per cent but overall income is down

Grantmaking by the UK’s top 300 charitable foundations increased by 10 per cent to £2.4bn between 2010 and 2013, new research shows.

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