Diana's overall effect on charity was described as "probably more significant than any other person's in the 20th century" by the UK Institute of Charity
"As well as being a fundraising guru of worldwide acclaim, he never ceased to be a true friend to the Institute of Fundraising (or the Institute of Charity
Fundraising Managers as it was before) over the whole of its history, whether fronting inspiring plenary sessions at conventions, supporting young and up-and-coming fundraisers; or simply acting as a wise counsel and mentor to many that met him, with his unique style of encouragement and enthusiasm," he said.
The 19th-century priest, philosopher, theologian, Italian nationalist, and founder of two Catholic religious orders--the Institute of Charity
, whose members are known as Rosminians, and the Sisters of Divine Providence--was also a person of great learning and sanctity.
They have been advised by the Institute of Charity
Fundraising Managers in London.
The Institute of Charity
Fund Managers said the loan was "a misuse of donated funds".