National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO)

National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO)

Regent's Wharf
8 All Saints Street
N1 9RL
T: 020 7713 6161
F: 020 7713 6300

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Karl Wilding

NCVO has today announced that it will work together with Acevo, the Institute of Fundraising and Charity Finance Group to produce new guidance for fundraising management.

David Kane

The UK Civil Society Almanac shows that sector income fell again last year following a drop in government spending. David Kane analyses the key statistics.

Institute of Fundraising introduces lay members to Standards Committee

The Institute of Fundraising has today announced that it will revise the composition of its Standards Committee so that “the voices” of donors and the public will be heard alongside fundraisers.

Stuart Etherington

Fundraisers are “overfishing the waters” and five key changes are needed for self-regulation to maintain public trust and confidence, the chief executive of NCVO has said.

Charities already register with the Charity Commission; the FRSB costs money that many small charities, doing God's and often the government's work, can ill afford; Olive Cooke did not kill herself over charity solicitations.

» Peers propose that all fundraising charities must register with the FRSB

Public supports charging charities for regulation, Commission research finds

More than two thirds of charities oppose charging the sector for regulation, but three quarters of the public support it, according to a report published today by the Charity Commission.

Etherington’s suggestions ‘won’t address public concerns’, says Peter Lewis

Peter Lewis, the chief executive of the IoF, has criticised proposals for changing fundraising self-regulation put forward last night by Sir Stuart Etherington, chief executive of NCVO, saying they would not “address public concerns”.

‘Charities are unwittingly misleading the public,’ conference hears

Charities are misleading the public by not correcting assumptions that they may have about the way they work, Vicky Browning, director of CharityComms, said yesterday.

‘Newspapers don’t want good news stories about charities’, NCVO conference hears

Two veteran newspaper journalists told an audience of charity leaders yesterday that positive stories about the sector are unlikely to attract the attention of editors.

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