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Access Foundation to invest endowment in social investment

24 Aug 2016 | Emily Corfe

Access: the Foundation for Social Investment has announced it will put its endowment from the Cabinet Office into investments intended to create social return.

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Treasury invites charities to apply for Libor funding

Military and emergency services charities are being invited by the Treasury to apply for funding coming from banking fines.

Charity Commission

The Charity Commission has opened an inquiry into a charity that underestimated its own annual income by almost £500,000, or 78 per cent.

Charities ask Treasury for clarity on EU funding for the sector

Charity representative bodies have written to the Treasury seeking assurances about European Union funding.

Funding shortfall at Garden Bridge Trust widens after supporters pull out

The Garden Bridge Trust has come in for more criticism after BBC Newsnight revealed that its funding shortfall is £22m more than previously thought.

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.

» Daniel Phelan: Publisher, editor, social entrepreneur, intellectual

OSCR produces guidance for community groups that want to register to benefit from tax break

OSCR, the Scottish Charity Regulator, has published a briefing note to help organisations that need to obtain charitable status in order to continue to claim tax relief on water and sewerage charges.

CFG

The Charity Finance Group said it is “disappointed and concerned” by the government’s plans to press ahead with a new apprenticeship levy in April next year, despite claims the levy could funnel charity money to private businesses.

Government to include contactless payments in GASDS

HMRC has published a summary of responses to the consultation on simplifying the Gift Aid Small Donations Scheme, but the Institute of Fundraising has called it a "missed opportunity".

Charity Commission London HQ

The Charity Commission has announced that it has protected more than £3m of assets at a Christian charity which had to be wound up after evidence was found of “serious mismanagement and misconduct” by its trustees.


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