18 Sep 2014
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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Society Network Foundation, the charitable parent of Big Society Network, has applied to Companies House to be struck off the register of UK companies.
Dan Pallotta, the US fundraiser and charity sector activist, is organising a three-day march in the States next June to raise awareness of the non-profit sector and funds to promote and defend its work.
The Cranfield Trust has added its voice to the view that there are too many charities, recommending to the Cabinet Office that the Charity Commission ought to impose “tougher demands” on people who want to set up a new one.
Congratulations to the RNLI - this only goes to prove that working on long term (and short term for that matter) legacies really pays dividends in the end.
The new foundation being set up by former Big Society Network chief executive Steve Moore has applied for charitable status.
The Charity Commission is meeting with the trustees of Society Network Foundation this week in an attempt to gather more information for its investigation into apparent misuse of a restricted government grant and payments to its chair and staff.
Wage bill savings at the Charity Commission have finally outweighed the direct costs of making a third of its staff redundant. But Tania Mason wonders if it is a false economy.
PTA-UK has revealed that it turned down an invitation from Big Society Network to be a partner in its ill-fated Social Action Fund bid because BSN had intimated, at a meeting at 10 Downing Street, that its grant was “virtually guaranteed”, which PTA-UK thought seemed like “a fix”.
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