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Big Lottery Fund reviews process for soliciting bids

22 Aug 2014 | Tania Mason

The Big Lottery Fund is reviewing the practice of soliciting bids for projects, such as its £1m grant to the Big Society Network charity for Britain’s Personal Best.

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Legacy income sees fastest quarter of growth

Legacy income rose by 9.7 per cent in the 12 months to 30 June 2014 compared with the same period last year, showing the fastest quarter of growth since before the recession.

Melissa Joan Hart

Celebrities from LA to London used their mobile phones to film a series of impassioned selfie shorts to save the bees in this week's film of the week.

NTT hits back at Dispatches investigation

Telephone fundraising agency NTT has hit back against the Channel 4 investigation on telephone fundraising which accused the organisation of making nuisance calls.

NTT: 'We do not make nuisance calls'

Directors at NTT Fundraising, Natalie Bailey and Dave Clark, respond to the allegations made on Channel 4's Dispatches on telephone fundraising.

Great news, I have a terrible fondness for Sir Terry, he really has his heart in the right place, they fund some great stuff, their evaluation reporting really has become cutting edge.

» Children in Need 2013 raises record-breaking £50m

Civil Society Media's Carys Pugh did the challenge for MNDA

Macmillan has hit back against accusations on social media that it has hijacked #icebucketchallenge, saying the craze has been raising money for cancer charities in New Zealand since July.

Smart charity wristbands

A new wristband that will enable people to make faster donations with just a tap of a smartphone, is being tested by several leading charities.

Charity Defense March

Dan Pallotta, the US fundraiser and charity sector activist, is organising a three-day march in the States next June to raise awareness of the non-profit sector and funds to promote and defend its work.


Saxton proposes scheme for charities to claim gift aid on lottery tickets

The research consultancy nfpSynergy has proposed a way for charities to claim gift aid on society lotteries without the need for a change in HM Revenue and Customs policy.

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