10 Sep 2015
Andrew Purkis demonstrates how a rich history of charitable campaigning has shaped society.
Impetus-PEF has announced its largest ever venture philanthropy funding package, worth nearly £8m to three youth charities.
The RSPCA has said that it will conduct a full review into its use of supporters' data after the Daily Mail accused the charity of paying “investigators to assess how much money donors might leave in their wills”.
The charity sector workforce has grown by almost 45,000 over the course of a year, according to the latest accounts and annual returns filed with the Charity Commission in the year to June 2015.
The recent closure of the British Association for Adopting and Fostering was down to a £650,000 overspend as a result of a Department for Education contract, former staff have claimed.
The challenge isn't with telephone fundraising, direct mail or 'chugging' per se. The challenge is treating donors as people worthy of respect.
The Halo Trust's chief executive, James Cowan, explains why the charity made payments to trustees and says this was not why Angelina Jolie resigned from the board.
Robert Mackenzie advises on how to protect your charity against technology and data fraud.