Brooks Newmark: charities should keep out of politics
News

Brooks Newmark: charities should keep out of politics 76

3 Sep 2014 | Jenna Pudelek

Charities should “stick to their knitting” and stay out of the “realm of politics”, Brooks Newmark, the new charities minister, told delegates at a conference on social action this morning.

Share

Brooks Newmark: charities should keep out of politics

« First | previous | Displaying 9 to 14 (of 14)

NTT hits back at Dispatches investigation

Telephone fundraising agency NTT has hit back against the Channel 4 investigation on telephone fundraising which accused the organisation of making nuisance calls.

Legacy income sees fastest quarter of growth

Legacy income rose by 9.7 per cent in the 12 months to 30 June 2014 compared with the same period last year, showing the fastest quarter of growth since before the recession.

Volunteering is at a ten-year high, research shows

Volunteering is at a ten-year high with 26 per cent of people carrying out some volunteering in the last three months, and more men are volunteering than women, according to new research by nfpSynergy.

Twitter trials plans to allow users to donate to charity through its site

Twitter has announced plans to allow users to donate to charity through the social media platform, as well as to buy products from commercial retailers, and is currently testing the service in the US.

It is incredibly important that charities raise larger concerns about broader issues, rather than only focusing on the immediate situation.

» Brooks Newmark: charities should keep out of politics

Dfid launches £150m fund for small and medium-sized charities

The Department for International Development has launched a new fund, expected to be worth £150m over five years, to support small and medium-sized development charities.


Guide Dogs' legacy advert

Guide Dogs increased its fundraising income by 8 per cent to £71.4m last year, but spent more than £31.2m generating it – a rise in its fundraising costs of nearly 28 per cent.

« First | previous | Displaying 9 to 14 (of 14)

Directory

Search the Directory

 

The Civil Society Directory is a comprehensive and effective resource for finding organisations and people in the sector.

Free eNews

Guide Dogs grows income but posts sixth successive deficit

15 Sep 2014

Guide Dogs increased its fundraising income by 8 per cent to £71.4m last year, but spent more than £31.2m...

Commission's new online charity search to launch soon after delay

15 Sep 2014

The Charity Commission’s searchable online register of charities is due to launch in beta this autumn,...

Society Network Foundation dismisses government's claim for grant refund

12 Sep 2014

The trustees of Society Network Foundation have rejected the Cabinet Office claim that the charity ought...

Charity CEO: NGO sector must be vigilant following aid worker’s execution

15 Sep 2014

The chief executive of charity ShelterBox has warned that the execution of aid worker David Haines at...

Guide Dogs grows income but posts sixth successive deficit

15 Sep 2014

Guide Dogs increased its fundraising income by 8 per cent to £71.4m last year, but spent more than £31.2m...

Commission's new online charity search to launch soon after delay

15 Sep 2014

The Charity Commission’s searchable online register of charities is due to launch in beta this autumn,...

Commission's new online charity search to launch soon after delay

15 Sep 2014

The Charity Commission’s searchable online register of charities is due to launch in beta this autumn,...

Charities warned that digital campaigns can be 'counterproductive'

9 Sep 2014

Charity digital campaigns can be counterproductive and will need to change to keep the attention of those...

Twitter trials plans to allow users to donate to charity through its site

9 Sep 2014

Twitter has announced plans to allow users to donate to charity through the social media platform, as...

Join the discussion

Twitter button

@CSFundraising