7 Jul 2015
The founders of a Newport-based music charity have been cleared of all charges over conspiracy to defraud their organisation, but were forced to close months ago because the charges made it “impossible” for them to continue.
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?
The Office for Civil Society has announced the launch of its £20m Local Sustainability Fund, which will give grants of between £20,000 and £100,000 to around 250 small and medium-sized organisations.
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.
Charity Finance was (and is) a truly proper read for anyone working in this industry. It was like Daniel himself - decent, informative, full of integrity and with a sprinkling of humour to lighten the load.
Big Society Capital is calling for feedback on a new transparency policy after admitting earlier this year that it had not been open enough to scrutiny.
Macmillan Cancer Support increased its income last year by nearly £29m to more than £218m, according to its accounts published for the year ending 31 December 2014.
Sharon Witherspoon, director of the Nuffield Foundation, has left the charity after 19 years following “recent discussions about strategic issues”.
John Hemming, chair of the Charity Tax Group, has said he is uncomfortable with the way charities have had to pitch independently to get the VAT refunds that were announced in last year’s Autumn Statement.
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