10 May 2016
Our weekly round-up of outlandish and interesting information collected from the corners of the charity sector.
A pioneering CSV project that matches volunteers to families with children at risk of harm has been crowned overall winner of the Charity Awards 2010.
In a fitting tribute in the twilight stages of the illustrious 47-year career of Community Service Volunteers' executive director Dame Elisabeth Hoodless, CSV has scooped the top prize for its Volunteers in Child Protection scheme. Civil Society grabs a moment in the green room with the winners who pay tribute to her efforts...
Julia Unwin, chief executive of the Joseph Rowntree Foundation and a veteran of countless voluntary and public sector roles, was honoured with the outstanding leadership award at the 2010 Charity Awards last night.
Can't help but think that this issue and many of the other bad news stories to have hit the sector over the last few months are rooted in poor governance.
Christine Pratt, chief executive of the National Bullying Helpline, has criticised the Charity Commission’s investigation into its operations, calling the regulator’s processes “far from fair, open and transparent”.
ImpACT Coalition members will be asked to approve a draft manifesto on transparency next week ahead of the formalisation of the document later in the summer.
Civil Society received a number of heartfelt responses to the recent 'Once a Catholic' article published following the intense media coverage of child abuse among Catholic clergy. Here is what some of our readers had to say...
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