7 Oct 2014
Charities should “stick to their knitting” and stay out of the “realm of politics”, Brooks Newmark, the new charities minister, told delegates at a conference on social action this morning.
The NSPCC has rebranded in a bid to turn around its declining income and better convey the work it is doing to prevent child abuse.
Most charities would prefer to “moan and whinge about how hard life is” rather than innovate to drive social change, the chief executive of Scope told an audience of social investment specialists yesterday.
The chief executive of the children’s charity Kids Company has said that it is at risk of closure unless it receives “proper government funding”.
Manchester Dogs' Home has received almost £600,000 worth of donations through a JustGiving page set up following a fire at the site that has left at least 43 dogs dead.
"Stick to their knitting". Who on earth do you think you are Mr Newmark. You've probably just plummeted the Conservative Party so far down the polls they'll never recover.
Labour politicians last night unveiled a series of priorities for the voluntary sector, including a drive to increase grant funding, on the opening day of the party’s national conference.
CharityComms is establishing a working group to look at how charities can be more proactive in explaining how they work and respond to criticism, in a bid to maintain public trust and confidence in the sector.
Twitter has announced plans to allow users to donate to charity through the social media platform, as well as to buy products from commercial retailers, and is currently testing the service in the US.
JustGiving has said that donations going to an appeal for the Manchester Dogs’ Home following an arson attack has doubled its previous record for the highest number of donations per hour.
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