18 Sep 2014
The Cabinet Office vetoed its own appointed grantmaking advisory panel in order to make a £300,000 grant to Big Society Network’s charity, the National Audit Office revealed today.
Sir Stephen Bubb, chief executive of Acevo, has criticised the Charity Commission's treatment of Muslim charities.
Mark Astarita, the outgoing chair of the Institute of Fundraising, has demanded an apology from local government minister Brandon Lewis over an “outrageous slur” against charity workers.
Nearly 70 per cent of people believe charity rebrands and London offices are a waste of donations, new research by nfpSynergy shows.
Emotional intelligence and being able to read people and situations are among the top characteristics that make successful fundraisers, according to academic research revealed yesterday.
Basically it looks like the government stuffing public money into their friend's pockets without actually expecting them to do anything for it.
The salaries of fundraisers in the North East have fallen by an average of 18 per cent since 2009, according to a report released last week.
The number of charity shops on the high street grew 34 per cent between 2004 and 2012, making charity retail one of the fastest growing sectors, delegates at the Charity Retail Association’s annual conference heard yesterday.
BBC Children in Need raised a record £49.6m in 2013, and is accepting applications for grant funding until September.
EU data protection proposals could have a “potentially catastrophic” impact on charity fundraising, delegates at the Institute of Fundraising’s National Convention heard yesterday.