13 Nov 2014
Kids 'n' Cancer UK has been criticised for saying it will not pay the legal fees of the family of Ashya King, despite receiving £50,000 worth of donations for Ashya King’s cause, after the NHS said that it would pay for his treatment.
With the general election expected on 6 May, the civil society umbrella bodies are busy preparing their demands of whoever forms the next government. We summarise the main organisations’ wish lists here.
The Institute for Fundraising has called on the government and opposition parties to commit to promoting fundraising in their upcoming election manifestos through a three-point action plan.
I'm sure you remember the excitement of that new relationship. You can't get enough of each other, in constant contact, living in each other’s pockets, wondering what the next encounter will bring, waiting by the phone in anticipation of that call..? Right?
Most charities expect the near future to hold further drops in income, but anxiety over cashflow has lessened as the recession came to a close.
It is incredibly important that charities raise larger concerns about broader issues, rather than only focusing on the immediate situation.
Telephone fundraising agencies are an easy target - as the recent News of the World attack shows - and fundraisers should defend them because they are critical to the success of our charity's work.
The RSPCA has lost a High Court battle over a disputed will worth nearly £1m.
The Big Lottery Fund has denied an accusation by Navca chief Kevin Curley that the promised capital funding stream for community buildings will merely be part of the £100m Reaching Communities fund.