A year of crowdfunding

Crowdfunding is one of the fastest growing methods of fundraising for business, charities and individuals. One year ago, we set up a platform to allow our staff and students the opportunity to take advantage of this growing market. In 2010, $880 million was raised globally through crowdfunding platforms. Five years later in 2015, that had Read More…


Maasai

Fighting climate change

Maasai tribe member Valentin Olyang’Iri has witnessed firsthand the devastation caused by droughts in his home country of Tanzania. Now, thanks to a donor-funded scholarship from The University of Manchester, he’s working to protect the habitat that he calls home.   For centuries, the Maasai communities of East Africa have lived in harmony with the rich Read More…


Donations change lives: global inequalities

At Manchester, we are a world leader in tackling inequalities on a global scale. From poverty to social justice, living conditions to equality in the workplace, we’re working to change things for the better. Yesterday, 800 million people went to bed hungry and 19,000 children will die today of easily preventable causes. While some progress has been made, there Read More…