Etherington criticises IoF for resisting creation of Fundraising Regulator

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2 Feb 2016 | David Ainsworth

Sir Stuart Etherington, chief executive of NCVO, has criticised the Institute of Fundraising for not behaving in a “grown-up” manner and fighting a “rearguard action”, rather than supporting the new Fundraising Regulator.


Etherington criticises IoF for resisting creation of Fundraising Regulator

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IoF will hand over the Code to new regulator when it has ‘fundraising experts’ involved

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Tanya Steele

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Big Lottery Fund allocates £19m to community groups and charities

The Big Lottery Fund has announced the allocation of just under £19m to 588 organisations across England.

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