29 Oct 2013
Shadow minister for civil society Gareth Thomas has tabled a series of Parliamentary questions to minister Nick Hurd about the government's funding of Big Society Network and the allocation of Social Action Fund money.
Large anonymous donations may be made with the intention of boosting a charity’s reputation of quality, according to research released today by the University of Bristol.
Cancer Research UK has signed up 16 high-flying philanthropists to the development board to lead its £100m fundraising campaign for the Francis Crick Institute.
It’s all well and good promoting the cause, but fundraisers need to do better at promoting their own profession, says Bruce Tait.
At a time when the NHS and Local Authorities are being told to put everything out to competitive tendering it is rank hypocrisy and smacks of cronyism to learn that Government favoured schemes do not have to follow suit.
Your CivilSociety rounds-up the most read stories from the previous week.
The Independent Commission for Aid Impact has called on the Department for International Development to review the way it selects and evaluates the civil society organisations it gives unrestricted funding to, in a report which made several criticisms of its £120m programme.
When action and inaction have equally negative effects, which do you consider to be worse? George Matafonov explains the concept of omission bias, and presents his theory on how to tackle it to boost donations.
Christian Aid's latest TV ad offers a glimpse of the paradigm-shift in donor marketing over the past decade.