18 Sep 2014
Lisa Nandy, the shadow minister for civil society, has written to David Cameron demanding an inquiry into the “squandering” by the Cabinet Office and Big Lottery Fund of millions of pounds of public money on “questionable projects” run by Big Society Network.
Nesta has denied a claim by a former board member that it was “forced” to provide start-up funding to Big Society Network.
People think charities spend just 38 per cent of their income on ‘the cause’, but they believe organisations should be spending 65 per cent, according to new research by nfpSynergy.
Barnardo’s has launched an appeal to raise awareness of retail gift aid and the extra £6.5m that could be raised for the charity’s services if donors signed up to the tax benefit.
Congratulations to the RNLI - this only goes to prove that working on long term (and short term for that matter) legacies really pays dividends in the end.
Charity Bank has reported a sharp upturn in loan approvals, and has cited this as evidence that the sector’s confidence in the economy is growing.
Charities that are involved in the workfare programme run by the Department for Work and Pensions look set to have their names published following the latest legal ruling on the matter.
The world is changing ever more rapidly, making innovation in fundraising a must, says Lucy Gower.
The charities and good causes owed money by the Dove Trust, owner of the suspended fundraising website CharityGiving, are due to start receiving payments in September, after a High Court ruling on how the charity must pay out the funds owed.