10 Mar 2014
The Big Lottery Fund has announced a new £150m fund to invest in community-led enterprises across England, the largest ever fund of its kind.
Charity leaders have a responsibility to act together and stand up for the sector during these tough times, said Mind chief executive Paul Farmer at last night’s Charity Finance Group annual dinner in London.
Changing Lives (the new name for the Cyrenians) is to take on six services and 64 members of staff from Platform 51 as the women’s charity drops its name and pulls out of frontline service provision.
There is more commonality between large and small charities than one might think, says Mark Hallam.
Surely it's for each organisation to decide whether contract delivery fits with their ethos and business model.
With the Sorp consultation coming to an end, Andrew Hind discusses some of the challenges facing today's charity finance directors.
Dame Mary Marsh, founder of the Clore Social Leadership programme, has said she is concerned that some graduates working in larger charities are underemployed and not used to their full potential.
Debra Allcock Tyler has called on Australian charities to stand up for themselves and not cower to demands to be more businesslike, arguing that in the UK government policy has “buggered up” the relationships between charities and government.