Forsyth and Kapoor in India as part of Stop Diarrhoea Credit: CJ Clarke/Save the Children
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Save the Children and RB launch programme to reduce child deaths from diarrhoea

30 Mar 2015 | Alice Sharman

Save the Children and health and hygiene company RB have launched a programme as part of their ongoing partnership to help eradicate child deaths from diarrhoea.

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Tim Cook, chief executive, Apple

Tim Cook, the chief executive of Apple, has pledged to donate the majority of his $800m (£537m) fortune to charity.

Macmillan Cancer Support announces £3m corporate partnership with owners of Argos

Macmillan has today announced that it is launching a two-year partnership with Home Retail Group, which owns retailers Argos, Homebase and Habitat, which aims to raise £3m.

Priti Patel.

The Institute of Fundraising and the Treasury have agreed a new ‘memorandum of understanding’ to improve working relationships between payroll giving agencies and charities.

Lottery

Separate legislation requiring higher payouts to charity should be introduced to govern larger commercial society lotteries such as the Health Lottery and the People's Postcode Lottery, a Commons committee has said.

Why shouldn't charities pay celebrities if they consider it a good investment?

» Barnardo's defends plans to pay Made in Chelsea star £3,000 to endorse campaign

70 per cent of charity respondents experienced demand increase in last year, survey says

Seventy per cent of charities responding to a survey experienced an increase in demand for services in the last 12 months, and the same number expect an increase in the next 12, according to a report released today.

Philanthropy is inefficient and under no pressure to get better, leadership conference hears

Charitable foundations are inefficient and are under no pressure to improve, and many of their grants do not achieve their aim, an NPC conference heard yesterday.

Big Lottery Fund promises simpler grant applications in new strategic framework

The Big Lottery Fund has promised to simplify and shorten applications and to try to move away from a top-down approach in its strategic framework for the six years up to 2021, published today.

Battersea Arts Centre to receive £1m from the government for renovations

Battersea Arts Centre received a £1m renovation grant from Chancellor George Osborrne yesterday, to help with the repair work required after parts of the building were extensively damaged by fire.

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