15 May 2014
The 2014 London Marathon is on track to raise more than £53m for good causes and break the Guinness World Record for the most charity fundraising at a single annual event for the eighth year running.
The Metropolitan Police has said that there is “no credible evidence of criminality” following an investigation into allegations that the London Borough of Tower Hamlets gave out charity grants to gain electoral success.
The amount donated to the National Osteoporosis Society, the charity 42-year-old Robert Berry was running for at the weekend's London Marathon, has reached over £60,000 since his death.
Too many charities use the economy as an excuse for not growing income. Tobin Aldrich wonders if they lack ambition.
Charities are becoming “extraordinarily disconnected” from donors and supporters who do not understand the work they do, Ian Theodoreson, chair of the Charity Finance Group and chief financial officer of the Church of England, said last week.
The NCVO pay panel addresses a problem that doesn't exist -- setting up a straw man to beat to a pulp -- and has by its mere existence made it seem that a deep, dark scandal is brewing within the charitable sector. It would have been far better to greet phony media muck-raking with the scornful silence it deserved. Thanks for nothing, folks.
Civil Society Media is delighted to announce that this year's Charity Awards will be presented by actor and comedian Stephen Frost.
Provisional results from JustGiving show that runners at yesterday’s Virgin Money London Marathon have so far raised £16.8m for over 1,300 causes through the site.
The government has rejected calls to introduce a central database of gift aid declarations, which many in the sector say would simplify the system and increase take-up of the tax-free giving scheme.
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