Oxfam GB appoints new director to grow major donor fundraising
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Oxfam GB appoints new director to grow major donor fundraising

22 May 2015 | Hugh Radojev

Oxfam GB has appointed a new director in a bid to grow income from what it called “high value” partnerships.

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The Big Lottery Fund has withdrawn the £1m grant awarded to the Britain’s Personal Best project after it failed to reach any of its targets.



Lloyds TSB Foundation for Scotland launches new strategy

Lloyds TSB Foundation for Scotland has launched a three-year strategy that includes a new focus on working with communities in underfunded “cold spots” and setting up a social enterprise to support other funders.

Virgin Money offers Northern Rock Foundation matched funding deal

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BIG funds double number of Silver Dreams pilot projects as planned

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Dawn Austwick, chief executive of the Big Lottery Fund

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The Big Lottery Fund has today announced the successful bidders to the £108m Talent Match programme, which will support 21 partnerships of charities, councils and employers to address the problem of youth unemployment.


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