26 Nov 2014
A cross-sector alliance of charities has formally launched the Understanding Charities Group, aimed at improving public trust and confidence in charities.
The government has today launched a public awareness campaign to help the public identify charity collections from commercial operations.
The majority of charities applying for grants from the Lloyds TSB Foundation last year were ineligible for funding and wasting their time.
The Royal Society Enterprise Fund, which supports early new technology enterprises and a culture of scientific innovation in the UK, has invested in Base4Innovation and Nano-Porous Solutions.
I hope this is an example that other medical charities will follow as it is very difficult to explain to the public why there are so many charities for certain causes.
Trusts and foundations have lost between 20 and 30 per cent of their value, but there has not been a commensurate drop in grant making, argued the head of a top foundation.
Big Issue Invest is set to receive £250,000 for its Social Ethical Investment Fund from a new social investment initiative between fundraising and philanthropy consultancy, Bethechange and wealth management boutique, Addidi.
A free guide on how civil society organisations can improve their effectiveness and impact reporting has been released to the sector.
An anti-bullying charity is leading an online campaign to try to force Apple to allow charities to include donate buttons in iPhone applications.