Tania Mason

Tania Mason

Tania Mason is group editor at Civil Society Media.

She has been a journalist for 20-odd years and has specialised in the charity sector since 2003. Her experience has included stints on Third Sector, Marketing and PrintWeek magazines as well as agency work involving court reporting and occasional doorstepping of celebs for the tabloids. She started her career with five years on a daily newspaper in New Zealand before moving to London in 1993.

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Tim Loughton MP

Kids Company chief executive Camila Batmanghelidjh was the Conservatives’ “Big Society poster girl” and ministers were powerless to prevent her getting public funding, former children’s minister Tim Loughton told MPs today.

John Low

Charities Aid Foundation has agreed to provide bridging finance to help set up the new Fundraising Regulator and will open an account to hold in trust any contributions for its establishment from fundraising charities.

Order of service card

Sector leaders past and present gathered at Fishmongers’ Hall on London Bridge yesterday to pay tribute to Daniel Phelan, the late founder and editor-in-chief of Civil Society Media.

Prince Charles speaking at the British Asian Trust annual dinner

Richard Hawkes, former chief executive of Scope, has landed a new job as chief executive of the British Asian Trust, one of Prince Charles' charities.

Charity Finance was (and is) a truly proper read for anyone working in this industry. It was like Daniel himself - decent, informative, full of integrity and with a sprinkling of humour to lighten the load.

» Daniel Phelan: Publisher, editor, social entrepreneur, intellectual

Andrew Hind to chair Fundraising Standards Board

Andrew Hind has today announced that he will step down from his role as editor of Charity Finance magazine and join the Fundraising Standards Board as its new chair.

Sharon Witherspoon has left the Nuffield Foundation

Sharon Witherspoon, director of the Nuffield Foundation, has left the charity after 19 years following “recent discussions about strategic issues”.

JK Rowling charity scoops top prize at Charity Awards 2015

A charity set up by JK Rowling ten years ago to close children’s institutions and orphanages in developing countries and resettle their young residents with their families or foster carers, has won the Overall Award at The Charity Awards 2015.

Daniel Phelan is remembered at Charity Awards 2015

Cathy Phelan, wife of Charity Awards founder Daniel Phelan, paid tribute to him last night at the first Charity Awards ceremony since he passed away in February.

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