18 Sep 2014
The Charity Commission has opened a statutory inquiry into grant-giver the Catalyst Trust over concerns about more than £60,000 of “unexplained transactions” and whether the charity has been used for private benefits.
New Philanthropy Capital has appointed Dan Corry, a former head of the Number 10 policy unit and senior adviser to Gordon Brown on the economy, as its new chief executive, starting in October.
The government today launched the £10m Innovation in Giving Fund, calling on applicants to send in videos pitching ideas for technologies and networks that make it easier for people to help each other.
The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations is urging the Scottish Government and Parliament to embrace an agenda of preventing social problems from occurring rather than trying to fix them once they’ve happened.
This was not a 'calculated risk', it was a BIG mess, BIG waste of money, BIG incompetence. £1m spent in 6 months and nothing to show for it.
Children’s charity Coram and legal charity the Children’s Legal Centre have merged.
Kevin Curley, outgoing chief executive of the National Association for Voluntary and Community Action, has congratulated the government on the addition of a new social value annex to its major policy publication, the Green Book.
Maeve Sherlock, a former chair of the Charity Awards judging panel, is to be part of the government panel set up to talk to communities affected by the riots in August.
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