18 Sep 2014
Tesco has announced that it will donate the profits made from an increase in sales of ice to the Motor Neurone Disease Association, which has now received over £3m through donations from the ice bucket challenge.
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.
Concerns have been voiced across the sector about the planned abolition of cheques in 2018, but little has been said about the alternatives that will be developed and the benefits of offering a suite of payment options to donors, says Scott Gray.
Conservative MP Oliver Letwin has expressed his “regret” that charities focus so much effort on campaigning, just hours after NCVO chief Stuart Etherington and former Shelter head Adam Sampson lauded civil society's campaigning activities.
The Funding Commission, set up by the NCVO a year ago to examine ways of transforming the funding climate for civil society organisations, is not expecting to publish its final report for several more months.
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 Disasters Emergency Committee has hit back at claims in a Lancet editorial that the Haiti earthquake relief effort has been marred by competition among aid agencies, as it reports its fundraising total has reached £42m.
The Disasters Emergency Committee Haiti earthquake appeal has now raised £42m, a week after launching its television campaign.
The value of grant-making fell last financial year despite a record amount of money going in to trusts from private individuals.
The proposal to set up 'remainder trusts' for major donors in the UK has been unfairly criticised, says Adrian Beney. The giving mechanism has some life in it yet.
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