10 Mar 2014
Our weekly round-up of outlandish and interesting information collected from the corners of the charity sector.
The Big Lottery Fund is opening a dialogue with the sector about its future funding strategy. Dawn Austwick starts the conversation here.
With the Syrian conflict in Syria approaching its third anniversary, Save the Children’s latest film points out that “just because it isn’t happening here, doesn’t mean it isn’t happening”.
The Office for Civil Society has won backing from the Treasury for a new fund, hoped to be worth around £40m, to help voluntary organisations which are in danger of closure.
Nick Kavanagh has worked in the sector for many years. Here he shares his experience on the vexed subject of fundraising and VAT.
Surely it's for each organisation to decide whether contract delivery fits with their ethos and business model.
Tobin Aldrich has been told that the key to breaking the US fundraising market is lots of events. He explains why he thinks events are bad fundraising.
Breast cancer charity CoppaFeel! will feature on The Sun’s Page Three every Tuesday for the next six months, as part of a new £1.5m campaign to raise awareness of breast cancer.
A report from a committee of MPs into the future of the retail sector has urged government to tighten up the definition of a charity shop, in response to complaints from other types of shops about charities’ business rates relief.
25 Mar 2014