13 Mar 2014
The Irish government has appointed Úna Ní Dhubhghaill as the first chief executive for the Charities Regulatory Authority and expects the organisation to be set up by the end of 2014.
High Peak CVS has made a huge difference to the boys and girls playing for Gamesley Villa junior football club. With High Peaks' support, the team has become a focus for community pride on a run-down estate. This film, shown to the European Commission, shows how...
The Charity Commission has said it has no jurisdiction over Amnesty International making a valedictory payment of £530,000 to its former secretary general – now a Charity Commission board member - because the part of Amnesty that made the payment is not a charity.
The DCLG has given the Church of England £5m to set up a charity which promotes inter-faith community projects.
Locality has been selected to lead the government’s £15m programme to recruit and train 5,000 community organisers.
Think tanks should be required by law to list all their donors and the amount of their donations, every year. We would probably find that, indirectly, they are as heavily funded by government as charities but with a lot less value to society.
Civil servants have pledged 30,000 volunteering days a year as part of a new initiative which will provide charities with the opportunity to ask for volunteering help when necessary.
The Labour Party has invited a range of sector bodies to contribute to its civil society policy review.
The NCVO has applied to intervene in the Attorney-General’s reference and the judicial review of the Charity Commission’s interpretation of the law relating to the public benefit of independent schools.
The Prime Minister began his recruitment drive for the National Citizen Service yesterday by launching a Facebook page to encourage 16-year-olds to register for 12 volunteer schemes this summer.
25 Mar 2014
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