Arts Council spending down by £150m

Arts Council spending down by £150m

2 Sep 2014 | Kirsty Weakley

Arts Council England’s spending was down from £792m in 2012/13 to £642m in 2013/14, according to accounts filed this week with the Charity Commission.


Arts Council spending down by £150m

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Campaign against bogus charity collections launched by govt

The government has today launched a public awareness campaign to help the public identify charity collections from commercial operations.

Telegraph Christmas appeal raises over £1m

The Telegraph newspapers have raised more than £1m for its four annual Christmas appeal charity partners.

Less than half of grant applications to Lloyds Foundation eligible

The majority of charities applying for grants from the Lloyds TSB Foundation last year were ineligible for funding and wasting their time.

Royal Society Enterprise Fund makes two new investments in start-up technology firms

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.

The NCVO pay panel addresses a problem that doesn't exist -- setting up a straw man to beat to a pulp -- and has by its mere existence made it seem that a deep, dark scandal is brewing within the charitable sector. It would have been far better to greet phony media muck-raking with the scornful silence it deserved. Thanks for nothing, folks.

» Red Cross donors stopped giving after Telegraph pay stories, warns NCVO

'Business as usual' for trusts and foundations, says Esmee Fairbairn chief

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.

Social investment club for high net worth individuals to launch

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.

Free impact measurement guidebook launched

A free guide on how civil society organisations can improve their effectiveness and impact reporting has been released to the sector.

Charity CEO launches campaign against Apple donation policy

An anti-bullying charity is leading an online campaign to try to force Apple to allow charities to include donate buttons in iPhone applications.

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