Action for Children is one of the UK's biggest providers of children's services

Action for Children plans to boost investment in fundraising

23 Sep 2014 | Tania Mason

Action for Children is planning to boost its investment in fundraising in a bid to offset the vagaries of public sector contract funding.


Action for Children plans to boost investment in fundraising

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Trusts and foundations have lost between 20 and 30 per cent of their value, but there has not been a commensurate drop in grant making, argued the head of a top foundation.

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