7 Jul 2015
A British Heart Foundation campaign to fund new research into heart defects has raised £25m over the last four years, the charity announced today.
Amanda McLean has been appointed to take over from Lindsay Boswell as chief executive of the Institute of Fundraising.
The Charity Finance Directors' Group has called on the government to review tax policies which often burden the charity sector, such as tax avoidance and tax relief, in its response to a government consultation on tax policy.
Each £1 spent on volunteering returns £4-£8 or more in direct economic value, according to Volunteering England’s submission to the government ahead of the comprehensive spending review.
The Institute of Fundraising has defended charity clothes collections following a News of the World story which accused a commercial collections company hired by two charities of stealing donation bags left for other charities.
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Responsibility for the Big Lottery Fund will move from the Department for Culture, Media and Sport and be placed under the Cabinet Office, according to a leaked government document on the BBC News website.
The Commission for the Compact is to be abolished by the government according to reports in The Telegraph today.
Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg confirmed the coalition government’s commitment to giving 0.7 per cent of the gross national income in aid by 2013, at the UN Millennium Development Goals Summit yesterday.
The project to boost the sector’s ability to earn and attract sustainable funding has received as boost as the Big Lottery Fund announces a nearly £1m grant to NCVO to carry out the work.
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