13 Mar 2014
Supporter stories, we all know, are exceptionally powerful. Catherine Miles explains how fundraisers can encourage, manage and use user-generated content to engage and inspire supporters.
A man who was charged with stealing nearly £1m from children’s cancer funds has had his sentence cut after three judges heard his prison sentence was having a “harmful effect” on his son.
The Human Dignity Trust’s appeal against a Charity Commission ruling that it is too political to be a charity is likely to be heard before the Charity Tribunal in June, a recent directions document indicates.
Liz Monks has left the Alzheimer’s Society as director of fundraising, electing to concentrate on her new family.
The SCVO says that because 42 per cent of charities spent more than they earned last year, the sector is not spending in a sustainable way. David Ainsworth questions whether the statistics support this conclusion.
One thing we really do need is leadership in the Charity Commission that is truly and transparently independent from the party in power.
Sightsavers is urging people ‘put themselves in the picture’ and add their social media profile to an online mosaic, calling on politicians to commit to disability-inclusive development policies.
Society Network Foundation used part of a restricted government grant to help it reduce the historical £180,000 deficit run up by its trading subsidiary, Big Society Network, without obtaining the necessary authority to do so.
The Community Accounting National Network will become part of the Charity Finance Group, the two bodies have agreed.
Harris Polak, a man who defrauded over £200,000 in charitable funds from cancer charities, was ordered to pay back £1,620 this month.
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