29 Sep 2016
The Heritage Lottery fund has today launched a £10m pilot programme and is inviting groups of charities and other organisations to apply for funding.
TSB has raised £1m for local charities, which is double the amount it was raising when it had a single national charity of the year.
ActionAid has distanced itself from a warning made by its director of programmes that NGOs are reluctant to stand up to the Department for International Development, stressing that it welcomes the commitment to aid made by the new Secretary of State.
Charities should only phone public when they have specific consent, NCVO working group report says 2
27 Sep 2016
Charities should only call people who have specifically given their permission to be contacted by them, the NCVO working group on opt-in fundraising has recommended.
I am not against more effective regulation but the driver for this regulation must be based on sounder footings than just to appease the media because the media will be back with negative stories regardless.
Tanya Steele has been appointed the new chief executive of WWF-UK, taking over from the departing David Nussbaum.
Lord Rooker has said that charitable trusts should not see their capital as “sacrosanct” and that the House of Lords Committee on Charities might recommend that foundations should be forced to spend a certain amount.
Rob Wilson talks to Kirsty Weakley about his department’s recent move to the Department for Culture, Media and Sport and charities’ role in the new political climate.