ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

The Million Dollar Donors Report has been a collaboration of individuals and institutions in each country and region covered by the Report. We are particularly grateful to the donors and recipients who agreed to appear as case studies.

IN THE UK

Peter Cullum, Hassan Elmasry and Stephen Dawson; Rebecca Hanshaw at Comic Relief; Rebecca Lloyd at The Prince's Charities; Rachel Polnay at The Prince's Trust.

IN HONG KONG

James Chen, Pia Wong, Alice Hui and Lawrence Wong of the Chen Yet-Sen Family Foundation; Yvette Yeh Fung and Adam Nelson of Yeh Family Philanthropy; Annie Chen, Katy Yung, Joan Shang and Anna Wang of RS Group; Lisa Genasci at ADM Capital; Sharon Chow at Wu Zhi Qiao Foundation; Yolanda Chiu at Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups.

IN THE MIDDLE EAST (GCC)

His Excellency Amr A Al Dabbagh of STARS Foundation; Clare Woodcraft of Emirates Foundation.

IN THE US

Lucy Billingsley; from the Case Foundation - Brian Sasscer, SVP of Strategic Operations; Allyson Burns, SVP of Communications and Marketing, Kate Ahern, VP of Social Innovation, and Emily Yu, VP of Marketing and Partnerships; Pete McCown at the Elkhart County Community Foundation, and Eric Schwarz at Citizen Schools.

IN RUSSIA

Vladimir Potanin, Dmitry Zimin, Veronika Zonabend and Ruben Vardanyan.

IN CHINA

Samantha Kriegel at Teach For China.

WE WOULD ALSO LIKE TO THANK THE FOLLOWING UNIVERSITIES AND ORGANISATIONS

IN THE US

The Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, especially Una Osili, Jacqueline Ackerman, Yannan Li, Angela Bies and Cathie Carrigan with project administration and report writing, in addition to collecting data for the US. The Million Dollar List has been compiled at the School since 2000, and this US data is available at www.milliondollarlist.org

IN CHINA

The China Philanthropy Research Institute (CPRI) at Beijing Normal University, in particular, Gaorong Zhang and Qiwei Zhang.

IN HONG KONG

The Chinese University of Hong Kong, in particular Jeremy Cheng and Kevin Au.

GLOBAL ADVISORY COUNCIL

We are grateful to our Global Advisory Council members, and would also like to thank Finbar Cullen for his support in providing UK researchers with leads on major gifts.

IN THE UK

Liz Lipscomb, who collected all data on million pound gifts, and Beth Breeze and the University of Kent, our institutional partner for the UK.

IN RUSSIA

CAF Russia, our institutional partner, especially Maria Chertok, Inga Pagava, and Rupert Benzecry (of University College, Oxford).

IN THE MIDDLE EAST

The American University in Cairo (AUC), especially Barbara Ibrahim, Dina Sherif, Salma El Sayeh and Safa Beitawi. We also thank Sabithulla Khan at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

COUTTS

We would like to acknowledge the contribution of Coutts, particularly Mark Evans, Maya Prabhu, Lenka Setkova, Paul Farrow, Richard Wise, Jennifer Daly, Rachel Harrington and Stuart May.