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.
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.
Governance reader John Markham has his own Inspector Morse-style theory about the first instalment of the murder mystery ‘Who killed the chair?’ currently being serialised in Governance magazine.
Basically it looks like the government stuffing public money into their friend's pockets without actually expecting them to do anything 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.
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