Charity Commission opens inquiry into Families Against Neuroblastoma

Charity Commission opens inquiry into Families Against Neuroblastoma

22 Jul 2014 | Jenna Pudelek

The Charity Commission has frozen the bank accounts of Families Against Neuroblastoma and appointed two interim managers to take control of its assets while it investigates concerns over the charity’s governance.


Charity Commission opens inquiry into Families Against Neuroblastoma

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Cabinet Office overruled own grants panel to fund Big Society Network charity

The Cabinet Office vetoed its own appointed grantmaking advisory panel in order to make a £300,000 grant to Big Society Network’s charity, the National Audit Office revealed today.

Big Lottery Fund opens £630,000 programme to prepare sector for European funding opportunities

Voluntary sector organisations in England have been invited to apply for a share of £630,000 of funding from the Big Lottery Fund to help develop their bids for the European Social Fund.

Donations surge to MH17 victim's charity appeal

Donations to a charity helping disadvantaged children in Nepal have increased following the death of one of its fundraisers who was a passenger on flight MH17.

New law in Jersey will establish charity register

Politicians have voted in a new law which will change the way charities are regulated in Jersey.

Spot on Lucy, if a charity doesn't have a clear ambition, its absence will infect every fundraising ask they make. And that's daft.

» What would your charity do with a social fundraising windfall?

What makes a great fundraising leader? A lot of curiosity, some humility and a great team

This month’s magazine revealed the top 50 most influential fundraisers, but what makes a great leader and how do they exert influence within their organisations and the sector at large? Jenna Pudelek reflects on Fundraising Magazine’s Fundraising First Thing debate on leadership.

Martin Brookes. Image courtesy of Matt Clayton, PHF

Martin Brookes has left his post as director of the Paul Hamlyn Foundation “by mutual agreement” after 13 months in the job.

Film of the week: Hot cars kill dogs, by Dogs Trust

The Dogs Trust is reminding people of the dangers of leaving dogs in parked cars during hot weather with a time-lapse video to show what can happen.

The FRSB needs to innovate, self-regulation review recommends

The Fundraising Standards Board “needs to consider more innovative approaches” to its self-regulatory role, the review of fundraising self-regulation has recommended.

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