12 Feb 2015
Deniz Hassan reviews the new technologies being used for fundraising and makes some predictions about their likely success.
Volunteering England and Jobcentre Plus have joined forces to encourage jobseekers to volunteer. The agreement builds on the recommendations of the Commission on the Future of Volunteering, which proposed that more be done to reduce the barriers which some unemployed people face when volunteering.
The Lloyds TSB Foundation for Scotland has restarted its grantmaking programmes having raised money via the sale of shares held in the Lloyds Banking Group.
The Institute of Fundraising is planning to make it a condition of membership that members subscribe to some form of continuing professional development.
The Institute of Fundraising’s new five-year learning strategy aims to make career-long learning synonymous with Institute membership, and to elevate fundraising to an aspirational profession.
It is incredibly important that charities raise larger concerns about broader issues, rather than only focusing on the immediate situation.
As New Philanthropy Capital investigates ways to resurrect the oft-maligned Intelligent Giving, Celina Ribeiro looks at the future of the organisation and the role of watchdog bodies who monitor and rate charities within the sector.
Intelligent Giving may yet be consigned to the history books as New Philanthropy Capital struggles to secure funding to revive the charity comparison website.
Shadow treasury minister Greg Hands has written to Dame Suzi Leather asking for an investigation into whether a charity set up by Tony Blair has misused personal data for political purposes.