29 Oct 2013
The Independent Commission for Aid Impact has called on the Department for International Development to review the way it selects and evaluates the civil society organisations it gives unrestricted funding to, in a report which made several criticisms of its £120m programme.
The National Lottery turned over just shy of £7bn last financial year, another record year for the operator Camelot.
The government has rejected the Legal Services Board’s recommendation that will-writing should be regulated - an announcement which has been branded "extremely disappointing" by Remember a Charity.
While management in the charity sector has changed significantly in the past few decades, a reluctance to invest in governance has led to a stagnation of board structure and a lack of diversity, according to Dame Mary Marsh’s review of skills and leadership in the social sector.
While companies are quick to blame tough economic conditions on reduced giving, increased profits do not lead to increased charitable giving, nor to other kinds of charity support, according to new research.
My understanding from what is being reported in the sector media is that potential donors won't even KNOW they are potential donors under this mad policy. I am urging all of my colleagues nationally as well as here in the Salisbury charitable community to send letters to their MEPs immediately.
Get In, the childhood sports project that Big Society Network’s Social Action Fund grant was supposed to fund, was faltering in quarter one of the grant agreement, yet the Cabinet Office gave Big Society Network a further £98,000 for the project at the end of quarter two, documents released under the Freedom of Information Act show.
Cancer Research UK and Channel 4 have announced a five-year partnership on the fundraising sub-brand Stand Up To Cancer, which in its inaugural year raised £8m centred around a telethon.
ActionAid has surpassed its fundraising target for its Ready for Anything campaign, having secured match funding from the Department for International Development.
The Big Lottery Fund has announced the recipients of £67m of funding provided equally by BIG and the Cabinet Office to support and improve advice services in England, with almost half of Citizens Advice Bureaux benefiting.