12 Feb 2015
The chief executive of Camelot has said that reducing the regulation around society lotteries may not actually increase money for good causes, as others have suggested.
The Charity Commission has ruled that the JNF Charitable Trust can draw up wills for free in return for a bequest to the charity, despite Commission guidance advising against the practice.
Both charities and donors reacted speedily to the crisis in Haiti after January’s earthquake. But not all charities managed to keep their donors onside after they gave, as Liz Peltz and her colleagues dissect the post-donation communications.
Over 200 MPs and parliamentary candidates have signed up to Volunteering England’s pledge to strengthen volunteering.
A number of wealthy philanthropists, a breed of donor often known for trying to keep a low profile, have joined a video-based online venture designed to give philanthropists a voice and change British culture around major giving.
With comments like those, maybe he should resign.
A likely alliance of private bankers and lawyers have joined forces to boost the take up of philanthropy advice services by the UK’s rich, amid grumblings that the quality and regulation of the philanthropy advice industry in the country is disappointing.
The Retail Trust and Skillsmart Retail have urged charity shop staff to apply for one of ten prestigious training scholarships at Oxford University, worth £2,000 each.
Charities will have more opportunity to win government contracts under a Conservative government, but it will also be expected to deliver much greater productivity and scale, Shadow Chancellor George Osbourne told a summit of civil society leaders yesterday.