18 Sep 2014
Social enterprise support organisations CAN and Senscot have ended their relationship with UnLtd, set up to manage a £100m fund for social entrepreneurs, over concerns that grants from the fund are being awarded to for-profit organisations.
The Department for International Development has launched a new fund, expected to be worth £150m over five years, to support small and medium-sized development charities.
The Shaw Trust has seen a 12 per cent rise in its income, up to £107.8m, according to its 2013/14 annual accounts.
The Cabinet Office is seeking to recover almost £34,000 from Big Society Network for money that was “not spent in line with the grant agreement”.
A fund to invest in social impact bonds run by Bridges Ventures, the specialist social lender, has announced it has now raised £25m, including investments from the worlds of banking and pension funds.
Congratulations to the RNLI - this only goes to prove that working on long term (and short term for that matter) legacies really pays dividends in the end.
Shelter is carrying out a “detailed review” of its charity shops, which may lead to some store closures, after its retail operation made a loss of £100,000.
Carolyn Sims, head of banking at our banking partner Charity Bank, provides a guide to charity loans and explains why many charities find loan finance empowering.
More than £400m should be raised from dormant insurance policies to establish a fund to support innovation in the charity sector, according to a report from the Centre for Social Justice.
The new minister for civil society will have to decide what he thinks about chuggers and telephone fundraising, says Ian Allsop.
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