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.
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.
Paul Boissier, chief executive of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution, has told the Times newspaper that David Cameron’s Big Society agenda has contributed no added value to the voluntary sector, repeating his criticisms of the Big Society in this month’s Charity Finance’s Chief Executives Survey.
I left fundraising after 15 years, and an obsession with outcome measuring above and beyond the immediate impact (oh, and one with "sustainability") played a large part.
As Big Society Capital prepares to delve into dormant funds in advance of EU and FSA approval, Gordon Hunter ponders where else funds may linger in the not-for-profit sector.
Debt counselling charity Christians Against Poverty has been forced to quit its membership of Advice UK after the umbrella body was made aware that it offers to pray for people who come to it with debt problems.
Sir Stephen Bubb is the subject of a humorous article in the latest issue of Private Eye magazine, in which he is described as “a world champion bore”.
Local authorities should not make cuts to the voluntary sector that are larger than those they are experiencing themselves, according to new guidance issued today.
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