18 Sep 2014
PTA-UK has revealed that it turned down an invitation from Big Society Network to be a partner in its ill-fated Social Action Fund bid because BSN had intimated, at a meeting at 10 Downing Street, that its grant was “virtually guaranteed”, which PTA-UK thought seemed like “a fix”.
Gareth Jones hears how the North London Collegiate School increased its gift aid revenue by 50 per cent, and how educational bodies are not making the most of their fundraising potential.
Those attending the Direct Marketing Association (DMA) awards at Old Billingsgate in London last night were treated to a surreal spectacle - including fawns - but the night belonged to the RNLI.
The lack of a firm decision on gift aid in yesterday’s pre-budget report by Alistair Darling has prompted concerns that progress on gift aid might be stalled until after the next election and predictions that research on the topic could be self-contradictory.
Basically it looks like the government stuffing public money into their friend's pockets without actually expecting them to do anything for it.
The government will commit no more than £75m from dormant bank accounts as initial capital for a Social Investment Wholesale Bank, it announced today in its Pre-Budget Report.
The board of the London Air Ambulance charity that sacked chief executive David Philpott after he raised concerns about alleged malpractice by some trustees, has reportedly commissioned an independent review into the circumstances surrounding his dismissal.
The tremendous power of a Stephen Fry tweet was again felt by children’s communication charity I CAN after a Twitter post about the organisation’s Adopt-A-Word campaign caused the website to crash.
Institute of Fundraising chief executive Lindsay Boswell had been lobbying for changes to the Centre for Charitable Giving’s funding system since before the centre was set up, he has revealed after resigning from the organisation’s board.