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”.
Princes Harry and William have established a new grantmaking charity as the primary focus of their charitable energies.
25 Nov 2009
If you haven’t heard of Green Thing, you should go straight to their website and see what they do and how they talk about it. I wanted to talk about their latest appeal. It’s the launch of “the world’s most sustainable product, NothingTM” to coincide with the 10th international Buy Nothing Day.
The Kew Foundation, the charity that fundraises for Kew Gardens, has recruited the Royal Society’s top fundraiser as its most senior executive.
Great news, I have a terrible fondness for Sir Terry, he really has his heart in the right place, they fund some great stuff, their evaluation reporting really has become cutting edge.
Mary Portas, ‘Queen of Shops’, has opened her first boutique charity store for Save the Children in Edinburgh’s Stockbridge area to a waiting queue of 100 shoppers.
The British Humanist Association has used the money leftover from its Atheist Bus campaign to unveil some high-profile billboard posters that suggest children shouldn’t be saddled with a religion until they are old enough to choose for themselves.