Small charities ‘too afraid’ to ask for core costs, says major funder
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9 Jun 2016 | David Ainsworth

Small charities risk a crisis because they are too afraid to apply for core costs, the director of funder the Garfield Weston Foundation said today.

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Cancer Research UK invests in out-of-town superstores after drop in charity shop profits

Cancer Research UK saw profits from its charity shops fall in the year to March 2016, and has responded by moving away from the high street to out-of-town superstores, the charity said in its annual report.

Charities recognised by queen for ‘outstanding contribution’ to voluntary service

Nearly 200 voluntary groups have been granted a Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service, the Cabinet Office announced today. 

Fundraising Regulator confirms it has received first complaint from public

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Sector response to public criticism has been weak, says Etherington

The charity sector "wasn't strong enough" in response to the media criticism which followed the death of Olive Cooke, Sir Stuart Etherington, chief executive of NCVO, has said.

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Winners: David McAuley and Claire Leeper from the Trussell Trust

The Trussell Trust has taken the Overall Award at this year’s Charity Awards for its nationwide network of more than 400 food banks which provided emergency food parcels and support to more than a million people last year.


Private investors who acquired Valldata acquire Rapidata

The new owners of Valldata Services Limited have acquired Rapidata Services, just over two weeks after they supported senior Valldata staff in a management buyout.

Charity Awards 2016 winners are announced

Combat Stress, SignHealth, and Keep Britain Tidy were among the winners at tonight's 17th annual Charity Awards.


Charities will still have to adhere to EU data protection standards despite Brexit vote

Charities in the UK will have to adhere to data protection standards that are the “equivalent” of new European Union rules, despite last week’s referendum result, according to the ICO and Direct Marketing Association.

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