8 Oct 2015
Organisations which receive most of their money from public funds should not be called charities, Frances Crook, chief executive for the Howard League for Penal Reform, told the Conservative Party Conference this morning.
There are too many infrastructure organisations in the UK and many need to "shrink, merge or close", NCVO chief executive Sir Stuart Etherington said yesterday.
Sector leaders are urgently seeking clarification of the status of charitable business rate relief worth £1.7bn, after Chancellor George Osborne announced that control over rates would move to local councils.
The Office for Civil Society failed to hit its minimum recruitment targets for the most recent round of the National Citizen Service despite spending £130m on it in the most recent financial year, government figures show.
A partnership between World Wildlife Fund and Sky has ended after raising over £9m since 2009, with the charity saying it has safeguarded a billion trees in the Amazon in the process.
The move to longer term funding is great; this is one of the biggest complaints we get from the young people that we work with; they often ask "why is it that as soon as they get a project/activity that we like and benefit from, it gets taken away."
A Conservative MP has attacked her own party’s decision to cancel a Muslim charities event at the last minute, and has demanded an explanation – but the party itself has still offered no reason, three days after the decision was taken.
Save the Children International has reported an income of £714m, making it one of the largest UK-based charities, according to its latest set of accounts.
If legacy fundraisers want supporters to leave gifts in their wills they should leave something in their own, says Michael Clark legacy and in-memory manager at Cystic Fibrosis Trust.
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