10 Mar 2014
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Our weekly round-up of outlandish and interesting information collected from the corners of the charity sector.
The Barrow Cadbury Trust has appointed a new chief executive. Experienced trust executive Sara Llewellin (pictured) will take over leadership of the grantmaker which encourages the promotion of social justice in November.
I love the Tap Project. Let me just put that out there. This is not a cool, removed journalistic analysis of a fundraising campaign. Not at all. I am enthusiastically biased. The Tap Project makes me want to pay for water in a restaurant. It’s that good
The decision not to extend the Freedom of Information Act to apply to charities is welcome, but the sector cannot afford to drop the ball on transparency.
Charity shops may be finding it increasingly hard to find quality stock, but one went too far when it sold a walking stick belonging to one of its volunteers. Irene Drane, who works at the Macmillan Cancer Support charity shop in Perth, had bought the new cane after a hip replacement operation, only for a fellow volunteer to sell it thinking it was a donation.
I would support the involvement of stakeholders in the debate on pay but it does also need to involve chairs as they are the ones who understand the realisties of hiring the quality of staff that charities need to prosper.
Send us your calendars so we can rate them and pick a PF Charity Calendar of the Year 2010. Here at Plaza Towers we are working away on the September issue of PF, talking about the IFC in October, and looking at our options for the November issue. Which all makes me feel like the year is over, when we are actually just half way through.
The 36 Action for Children charity shops earmarked for closure have been saved after medical research and support charity DebRA agreed to take them over.
A social networking application has raised US$10m for charity in two years, half of which was raised in the first six months of this year. Causes, which runs on both MySpace and Facebook, was launched in May 2007 to a slow start, raising just $2.5m in the first year of its existence.
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