The long and unhappy saga of the Local Sustainability Fund
News

The long and unhappy saga of the Local Sustainability Fund

29 Jun 2015 | David Ainsworth

Last week the government announced a £20m pot of funding for charities. This sounds like good news, says David Ainsworth, so why are so many in the sector unhappy about the new Local Sustainability Fund?

Share

The long and unhappy saga of the Local Sustainability Fund

Displaying 1 to 8 (of 647) | next | last »

Five tips on measuring and evaluating impact

Many charities struggle to get started with measuring their success. Sue Holloway from Pro Bono Economics looks at the best ways to begin.

Banking blog: How to eliminate weak spots in a charitable business plan

Carolyn Sims, head of banking at Charity Bank, runs through six tips that will help your charity plan for the future.

Government can't ask charities to compete for contracts while savaging council spending

The government cannot tell charities they must compete for contracts in a market while slashing the spending power of the only paying customers, local authorities, says Kathy Evans.

Issues surrounding chief executive pay aren't going anywhere soon

While the UK’s charities are by and large being more transparent about pay, the article in today’s Sun proves that the issue isn’t going to just go away, says Rosie Chapman.  

It is grotesque to hear that an executive of an anti-poverty charity demands to be paid fives times the UK median wage.

» The CEO's pay must be set by trustees

The North (image credit: Michael Reeve)

Ian Allsop talks tomatoes and why charities should look north for income growth opportunities under the new Conservative government.

Banking blog: How could loan finance support my organisation?

Carolyn Sims, head of banking at Charity Bank, provides answers to some popular questions on loan finance.

Andrew Hind

As the Conservative government prepares to implement the next stage of its austerity programme, Andrew Hind suggests that the only way to guarantee a strong regulator for the sector is for large charities to pay for it.

John Tate

Polling errors at the general election show that human judgement is still critical in using digital technology, says John Tate.

Displaying 1 to 8 (of 647) | next | last »

Directory

Search the Directory

 

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

Ian Allsop (66) John Tate (59) David Davison (51) Robert Ashton (41) Andrew Hind CB (24) Tania Mason (23) Gordon Hunter (17) Daniel Phelan (15) David Ainsworth (15) Vibeka Mair (12)
David Philpott (10) Niki May Young (8) Rui Domingues (8) Celina Ribeiro (7) Andrew Chaggar (5) James Brooke Turner (4) Sir Stuart Etherington (4) Kate Sayer (3) Jeremy Swain (3) Garreth Spillane (3) Alistair Gibbons (3) Ian Clark (3) Claris D'cruz (2) Stephen Lloyd (2) Richard Maitland (2) Adrian Beney (2) Iain Pritchard (2) Pauline Broomhead (2) Martin Brookes (2) Tesse Akpeki (2) Nick Brooks (2) Stephen Hammersley (2) Rosie Chapman (2) Geetha Rabindrakumar (2) June O'Sullivan (2) Kirsty Weakley (2) Dan Corry (2) Peter Holbrook (2) Belinda Pratten (2) Simon Steeden (2) Jonathan Bruck (2) Dan Gregory (2) Carolyn Sims (2) Making Good: The Future of the Voluntary Sector (2) Mark Astarita (1) Don Bawtree (1) Sir Stephen Bubb (1) Victoria Cook (1) Lindsay Gray (1) Rachel Holmes (1) Nick Ivey (1) Iona Joy (1) John Kelly (1) Michael King (1) Heather Lamont (1) Lucy McLynn (1) Chris Oulton (1) Julian Rathbone (1) Socrates Socratous (1) Richard Weaver (1) Karl Wilding (1) Richard Williams (1) Roger Chester (1) Matthew Bowcock (1) Joe Saxton (1) Reuben Turner (1) Martin Farrell (1) Paul Gibson (1) Jonathon Grapsas (1) Andrew Scadding (1) Simon Hebditch (1) Su Sayer (1) Debra Allcock Tyler (1) Martin Birch (1) Mark Hallam (1) Jonathan Lewis (1) Sara Llewellin (1) John Low (1) Dame Mary Marsh (1) Ruth Murphy (1) Colin Nee (1) Julia Unwin (1) Kate Rogers (1) Malcolm Hayday (1) Filippo Addarii (1) Kimberley Scharf (1) Jakes Ferguson (1) Jessica Sklair (1) Joe Turner (1) John May (1) Julian Blake (1) Andy Williamson (1) Malcolm Hurlston (1) Andrew Samuel (1) Chester Mojay-Sinclare (1) Paul Amadi (1) Luke Fletcher (1) Peter Mitchell (1) Billy Dove (1) Andrew Ketteringham (1) Jackie Turpin (1) Lynne Robb (1) Jonathan Crown (1) Paul Emery (1) Ruchir Shah (1) Pesh Framjee (1) Sukhvinder Kaur-Stubbs (1) Moira Protani (1) Vicki Prout (1) Michael O'Toole (1) Dawn Austwick (1) Lisa Clavering (1) Paul Farmer (1) Neelam Makhijani (1) Logan Anderson (1) Andy Rich (1) Sharon Martin (1) Asheem Singh (1) Leigh Daynes (1) Abdurahman Sharif (1) Lynne McMahon (1) Richard Caulfield (1) Ashley Horsey (1) Andrew O'Brien (1)
Less +++ More +++

Social Charity Spy: St Gemma's Hospice's wedding dress appeal goes viral

12 Jun 2015

This week a social media call-out leads to an unexpected windfall for St Gemma’s Hospice, Plan UK launch...

Could charities be hoodwinked by technology?

1 Jun 2015

Polling errors at the general election show that human judgement is still critical in using digital technology,...

Social Charity Spy: WaterAid gets the internet talking about periods

29 May 2015

This week we love WaterAid's use of video in its 'If men had periods' campaign, Missing People's annual...

Society is changing in ways that have specific consequences for volunteering

22 Jun 2015

Gillian Guy, chief executive of Citizens Advice, explains why charities need to respond to changes in...

Society Diary: Miley Cyrus takes off her clothes, cuddles a pig and talks about charity

12 Jun 2015

Our weekly round-up of interesting and outlandish information, collected from the corners of the charity...

Is it time for charities to fight back on chief executive pay?

10 Jun 2015

The charity sector has suffered in silence through repeated attacks on its leaders over their pay, but...