Shelter tells government to stop using its name to support anti-advocacy clause
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4 May 2016 | Alice Sharman

The chief executive of homelessness charity Shelter has written to the government to ask them to stop using his charity's name in defence of an anti-advocacy policy.

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Report: Only 25 per cent of international aid donations fully transparent

A report into the transparency policies around donors to global aid has found that only 25 per cent of global aid meets transparency standards, while Unicef has made the most progress.

Draft guidance limits capacity-building, sector bodies say

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NPC

Charities and funders face big decisions after a “seismic shift” in public service commissioning, according to a new report by the charity think tank NPC. 

Peer calls on government to give 5 per cent of Northern Rock Asset Management sale to charity

Liberal Democrat peer Lord Shipley has called on the government to donate 5 per cent of the profit of the sale of the ‘bad arm’ of Northern Rock Asset Management to the Northern Rock Foundation or a successor foundation.

People's Health Trust

The grantmaking community health charity, People’s Health Trust, announced today it will build a living wage requirement into all future funding applications.

Kevan Jones

A Virgin Money donation of £1m to charities in the North East has been described as “paltry” by Labour MP for North Durham, Kevan Jones.

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