Grants are ‘unsustainable’ says minister for civil society

Grants are ‘unsustainable’ says minister for civil society 1

26 May 2016 | Alice Sharman
Tags: Grants

The minister for civil society, Rob Wilson, has said charities too often focus on “outdated operating models”, and are too reliant on public grants that are “unsustainable in the long term”.


Grants are ‘unsustainable’ says minister for civil society

Displaying 1 to 8 (of 2966) | next | last »

The charity sector needs to stop apologising for past mistakes, CFG chair tells conference

The charity sector needs to stop apologising and have far more confidence in speaking out, the chair of the Charity Finance Group told his organisation's annual conference this morning.

Taking the long view

Imagine you were setting your investment strategy from a standing start. Peter Baxter of Trust for London goes through the process.


Citizen’s Advice Scotland has denied reports it is “on the brink of collapse”, following allegations by a Scottish charity publication it could soon close.

Individual donations fell in 2015, UK charitable giving report reveals

Overall giving to charity fell by 5 per cent to £9.6bn in 2015, with medical research charities receiving the biggest proportion, according to the Charities Aid Foundation’s latest report.

He was just so nice - an over used word, but I can only ever see Daniel with a smile on his face. Genuine, wickedly funny, intelligent, oozing with foresight and interest.

» Daniel Phelan dies, aged 58

So farewell then, Sir Stephen

Sir Stephen Bubb’s work at Acevo is a reminder of why mergers are not always a good thing, says Gareth Jones.

Consultation launched on Big Lottery Fund’s policy direction

The Cabinet Office has launched a consultation into new proposed policy directions for the Big Lottery Fund.

Oxfam accused of using gift aid for tax avoidance

Gift aid is used by Oxfam and other charities as a form of tax avoidance, according to an article published last week by a right-wing think tank, questioning charities’ right to criticise tax havens.

Mark Salway

Mark Salway urges charities to think carefully about business models - and social investment in particular - at every level of the organisation.

Displaying 1 to 8 (of 2966) | next | last »


Search the Directory


The Civil Society Directory is a comprehensive and effective resource for finding organisations and people in the sector.