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HMRC announces new gift aid guidance, and plans for extra step in online gift aid process

29 Apr 2016 | Alice Sharman

HM Revenue & Customs has updated its guidance on digital gift aid, and said it will introduce a “pre-donation questionnaire” which supporters must complete before they can make gift aided donations online.

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Charities raise over £8m for flood appeals

Community foundations and charities across the north of England have so far raised at least £8m in appeals for storms Desmond and Eva which flooded swathes of the region over December and the New Year.

Garfield Weston Foundation extends grant-giving programme to the Midlands

The Garfield Weston Foundation, which provides grants and support to charities in the North of England, is expanding its awards programme to the Midlands area.

Three quarters of family foundations have founding donors or family members on trustee boards

Almost three quarters of the largest UK family foundations have either founder donors, family members or both on their boards, according to a new study by the Association of Charitable Foundations.

Charities asked to help map civil society response to refugee crisis

Two charities which support international philanthropy have asked civil society organisations to contribute to a survey which will map the sector's response to the refugee crisis.

He was just so nice - an over used word, but I can only ever see Daniel with a smile on his face. Genuine, wickedly funny, intelligent, oozing with foresight and interest.

» Daniel Phelan dies, aged 58

Total grantmaking by UK foundations still well short of pre-recession levels

Grantmaking by the UK’s top 300 charitable foundations has increased to £2.5bn in the year to March 2014, but is still 14 per cent lower than pre-recession levels, new research shows.

Virgin Money Foundation open for applications

The Virgin Money Foundation announced its first round of funding earlier this week, worth £2m in the next year, but has been criticised for not being more generous to the North East by an MP for Newcastle upon Tyne.

Bupa UK infographic

The Bupa UK Foundation has announced that up to £1m of grant funding is available to support mid-life mental health-focused projects.

£1m new fund makes grants available to charities working with young people

A fund worth more than £1m is open to application today for charities working to support and encourage youth social action.

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