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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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 Small charities ‘too afraid’ to ask for core costs, says major funder

Small charities risk a crisis because they are too afraid to apply for core costs, the director of funder the Garfield Weston Foundation said today.

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Draft guidance limits capacity-building, sector bodies say

Charity Commission grants guidance could 'inhibit vital funding' for capacity-building, sector bodies have said.

Report: Most charities do not 'totally' understand what funders want

Most charities receiving funding from a foundation or grant-maker do not “totally understand” what their funders want them to do with the money, according to a survey published today.

A giant of the charity sector, but an even greater friend. I am truly devastated that Dave is no longer with us.

» Former Citizens Advice chief David Harker dies

Chief executive of Admiral and wife jointly invest further £20m into charity

The chief executive of Admiral Insurance, Henry Engelhardt and his wife, Diane Briere de l’Isle have made a £20m investment into the Moondance Foundation – a charity they founded together in 2010.

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.

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