12 Feb 2015
The website of the Women’s Resource Centre has been hacked by a pro-Isis group and its homepage replaced with the message “I love isis and Jihad”.
In this week’s look at charities that are making a noise on social media, we look at the Prince’s Trust's Learn the Hard Way campaign, Scope's #100days100stories and #smearforsmear by Jo's Cervical Cancer Trust.
Fundraisers need to be more involved in policy-making or risk the government “losing the plot” when it comes to issues that affect the sector, the chair of the Institute of Fundraising’s policy advisory board said yesterday.
Unicef has launched its biggest ever appeal to raise funds for "growing numbers" of children experiencing humanitarian crises.
The government has today announced the names of 23 water rescue and Royal Navy charities which will received £8m of funding announced in the last Budget.
I'm surprised they have omitted the important question of *what* religions these charities are connected with. Surely it is of fundamental interest to know if certain religions are growing or declining, and the current proportion of 'religious charities' which are connected with each of the religions represented?
Society Diary: Disappearing diplodoci, iffy assertions about anorexia, and investigations which aren't
Our weekly round-up of outlandish and interesting information collected from the corners of the charity sector.
The new policy head at the Charity Finance Group, Andrew O’Brien, yesterday labelled as "worrying" comments by Sir Stephen Bubb that there are "too many charities" and that the sector needs more mergers to be effective.
Francis Maude, minister for the Cabinet Office, has reappointed William Shawcross as chair of Charity Commission for a second three-year term.
The Charity Commission has been praised by Margaret Hodge, chair of the Public Accounts Committee, for a “real improvement” over the last year.