18 Sep 2014
PTA-UK has revealed that it turned down an invitation from Big Society Network to be a partner in its ill-fated Social Action Fund bid because BSN had intimated, at a meeting at 10 Downing Street, that its grant was “virtually guaranteed”, which PTA-UK thought seemed like “a fix”.
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.
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.
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.
As the Tour de France began speeding through the country this weekend, Alice Sharman looked at five charities which embrace the nation's love of cycling as part of their fundraising campaigns.
This was not a 'calculated risk', it was a BIG mess, BIG waste of money, BIG incompetence. £1m spent in 6 months and nothing to show for it.
EU data protection proposals could have a “potentially catastrophic” impact on charity fundraising, delegates at the Institute of Fundraising’s National Convention heard yesterday.
Unicef raised £3.1m through text and online donations from UK viewers watching the Commonwealth Games’ opening ceremony last night.
Lisa Nandy, the shadow minister for civil society, has written to David Cameron demanding an inquiry into the “squandering” by the Cabinet Office and Big Lottery Fund of millions of pounds of public money on “questionable projects” run by Big Society Network.
The Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee has launched an inquiry into society lotteries that will include looking into relaxing restrictions on the market.