18 Sep 2014
The Fundraising Standards Board has slashed its marketing budget to £35,000 this financial year in order to ensure it breaks even without any further government funding, according to its chief executive Alistair McLean.
This month v was announced as the partner for Gordon Brown’s pet youth volunteering vision of all teenagers completing 50 hours of volunteering before the age of 19. Stefan Margselia talks to Tracey Herald, head of strategic policy and development at v, about the scheme.
Great news, I have a terrible fondness for Sir Terry, he really has his heart in the right place, they fund some great stuff, their evaluation reporting really has become cutting edge.
The Social Enterprise Mark is to be rolled out nationally next week, despite a local pilot significantly failing to meet its membership target.
The DEC fundraising effort has been brilliant, the efforts of a seven-year-old who cycled around his local park has been similarly spectacular, but no one would claim that Haitians have got the kind of response any human being would hope for in such a situation.
Conservative MP Oliver Letwin has said the Tories will ask the voluntary sector to go beyond its current capacity if it wins the next election.
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