12 Feb 2015
The government has today announced the names of 23 water rescue and Royal Navy charities which will received £8m of funding announced in the last Budget.
“Undreamt-of sums of capital” will create a transformation in the social investment market over the next five years, Sir Ronald Cohen predicted yesterday.
Nesta is initially funding the Big Society Bank pilots with an initial pot of £150,000, which will be allocated to 15 shortlisted proposals for products and services for the Bank.
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.
Community groups have vowed to keep on fighting for a fair deal on music licensing following the government's decision to remove the licence fee exemption for charities' public use of music, says the Community Sector Law Monitoring Group.
Minister for civil society Nick Hurd has said government will support a private member’s bill from Chris White MP which will require public sector contracts to factor in social outcomes alongside price and an organisation’s track record.
Phillip Blond, director of think-tank ResPublica, has called for more philanthropic support to influence the political agenda.
Poor performance in all income streams sees Charity 100 Index fall for third successive quarter, reports Diane Sim.