21 Apr 2015
NCVO and the Third Sector Research Centre are to create a data resource to track ten years of voluntary sector finances.
London Friend, the UK’s oldest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered organisation, has launched a capital appeal to buy its rented premises in Islington after the local council tried to auction the building giving the charity just three weeks’ notice.
The Prince’s Trust will start working in Jobcentre Plus centres nationally as part of a new government partnership which will see the charity and other local voluntary organisations signpost jobseekers to volunteering and training opportunities in their area.
Chester Mojay-Sinclare set up charity comparison site Alive and Giving last year. After Oxfam partnered with PayPal last week to offer "100 per cent" of donations to the cause, he wonders if the action is sending the right message for the sector.
Acevo has set up a trading company that is exploring the potential for selling market intelligence about charities to private companies wishing to target the sector.
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.
Greg Clark, minister for decentralisation, has written to all council leaders asking them to reveal their voluntary sector spending.
Croydon Council has launched a temporary £100,000 Big Society Fund in response to fears that the increasing commissioning of services from charities disadvantages small local community groups.
Outgoing Community Service Volunteers executive director Dame Elisabeth Hoodless has criticised the Big Society agenda as “not strategically planned”, advising that the government must act fast to prevent a “multiplicity” of initiatives across the nation from closing.
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