Gordon Hunter

Gordon Hunter

Director, Lincolnshire Community Foundation from 2002

Gordon Hunter is director of the Lincolnshire Community Foundation, which he started in 2002. 

His 37-year background is in HR, industrial relations and community work, for years as a poacher (and bidder), now turned gamekeeper. 

His ambitions are to become immune to buffets, to promote common sense and to expel thoughtless jargon.

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Big Society Capital (or not)

Big Society Capital promised a lot, but what does it actually deliver? Gordon Hunter queries.

Co-operative banking?

Big Society Capital has received the go-ahead from the European Commission, but Gordon Hunter warns that, in his experience, banks are not always so willing to co-operate in releasing dormant funds to the sector.

Digging for dormants

As Big Society Capital prepares to delve into dormant funds in advance of EU and FSA approval, Gordon Hunter ponders where else funds may linger in the not-for-profit sector.   

White Papers are clear as mud

Gordon Hunter can't quite get his head around the jargonistic government White Papers.

Put your money where our mouth is

The government has got it wrong by financing the Big Society Bank, says Gordon Hunter; civil society needs grants not loans.

Green burials could bring extra revenue

Gordon Hunter thinks the plans to sell off forests are 'pedestrian' and could go further.

Love thy neighbour

Gordon Hunter thinks the best finance option for pushing the Big Society could reside next door. 

Dick Turpin

Gordon Hunter worries that the Lottery's new £200m Big Local Trust will reduce even further the grants available to the grassroots

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