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Kids Company: countdown to a crisis 2

26 Aug 2015 | Emily Corfe

Kids Company closed in August, following a turbulent year including child sex abuse allegations, accusations of financial mismanagement and the forced resignation of its chief executive.

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Could charities face more challenges over legacies?

On Monday the court of appeal awarded £164,000 to the estranged daughter of a woman who left her entire £500,000 estate to charity. Emily Corfe finds the sector concerned about the implications for legacy giving.

Behind the scenes at Kids Company

Earlier this year, Kids Company was already under pressure over claims it mismanaged staff and finances. David Ainsworth spent a day with the charity to try and get under the skin of an unusual organisation.

Penparacau Community Forum

Having lots of society lotteries under a single brand has been vital to building a sustainable funding stream for disadvantaged neighbourhoods, says John Hume.

Complaints about fundraising are increasing, and fast. But why?

David Ainsworth looks at the key figures from the FRSB complaints report, and finds a trend of consistently rising public dissatisfaction.

Will the FRSB's recommendations damage fundraising?

Yesterday the FRSB produced a report calling for stringent new restrictions on fundraisers, which will be presented to the IoF’s standards committee today. David Ainsworth looks at some of the key implications.

Can science decode the donor subconscious?

How do donors make decisions about giving? Taking a look at scientific research on decision-making may offer some insight into how to decipher the workings of the donor subconscious, finds Stephen Cotterill.

International crowdfunding for Ebola

Eleanor Harrison explains how GlobalGiving’s crowdfunding campaign for Ebola Relief has raised £3m worldwide.

Is crowdfunding right for your charity?

It might not suit all projects, but crowdfunding offers enormous potential for proactive fundraising teams, finds Stephen Cotterill. Is it right for you?

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