12 Feb 2015
An arts charity has criticised the Tate for accepting an “embarrassingly small” amount of money from BP, after it successful obtained the figures for how much the oil giant had paid to have its name and logo used at the gallery.
The Conservatives have revived an abandoned proposal to re-name the Office for the Third Sector the Office for Civil Society, and has pitched the voluntary sector as key to delivering its Big Society agenda.
Donors to charities are not optimistic about the future of Britain’s 'giving' economy, but the majority say they have not changed their giving habits yet.
The dilemma facing GirlGuiding Scotland is fascinating. We are all used to watching charities struggle with whether or not to accept donations from certain companies whose motivations may not be entirely honourable, but it is rare to see this kind of debate over legacy pledges.
With comments like those, maybe he should resign.
The north east of Scotland’s disability charity, Inspire, has appointed Fiona Poustie as its new head of fundraising.
The Labour Party has moved to quell fears that the voluntary sector would lose out in its National Lottery funding plans, promising that after 2012 the Big Lottery Fund will be given back the full proportion of money it relinquished to pay for the Olympics.
The Liberal Democrats have promised to simplify criminal records checks, increase gift aid by 1 per cent and allow banks to let people operate charitable giving accounts alongside their current accounts, in their manifesto released today.
The Conservatives have emphasised ‘Big Society’ solutions to its recurring complaint about broken society in its manifesto, but offered little new strategies for the voluntary sector.