14 May 2015
A diversity charity has been forced to deny it is affiliated with any political party after it was named on the front page of the Daily Telegraph in a list of small business owners who support the Conservative Party.
Sue Holloway summarises what charities should bear in mind when trying to put a value on their interventions.
The total amount given to charity by individual donors was £10.6bn, according to research from the Charities Aid Foundation.
The Esmée Fairbairn Foundation has launched a new funding strategy which will include a focus on giving unrestricted grants, offering long-term funding, and supporting smaller charities.
They need to look outside their own organisation and look at others who are doing similar work to see if they are doing it better or more efficiently. If they are, that doesn't mean they should immediately close or seek to merge but it does mean that something needs to change.
Save the Children will have its name on the shirts of players at Heart of Midlothian football club for the next three seasons, following a seven-figure sponsorship deal with a group of anonymous donors.
Forty three per cent of British people say they intend to leave money to charity in their wills, according to a survey conducted last month by the British Heart Foundation.
The Mentoring and Befriending Foundation has announced it has completed the transfer of its services to NCVO.