26 Nov 2014
RNIB chief executive criticises ‘arrogance’ of MPs who think charities must learn from private sector 1
Lesley-Anne Alexander, chief executive of RNIB, yesterday said she had a “struggle with the arrogance” of politicians, including the minister for civil society, who believe charities must learn from private companies.
Some 400 UK-based charity and commercial partners have now signed up to #GivingTuesday – a global campaign to inspire charitable giving.
The voluntary sector needs to rediscover its voice, argues David Robinson. This is one of a series of extracts from a forthcoming book of essays on the future of the voluntary sector, Making Good: The Future of the Voluntary Sector. The collected extracts are available at Civil Exchange.
Trustees for homelessness charity House the Homeless have stopped referring clients to the founder's estate agency after a complaint about conflicts of interest to the Charity Commission.
Our weekly round-up of outlandish and interesting information collected from the corners of the charity sector.
Interesting to note that around 30,000 more people volunteered in the sector, but is this 'real volunteers' or did they have to 'volunteer' to keep food on the plate!
Trustees are getting too bogged down by the bureaucracy of a charity to address the big, strategic issues, a new report by nfpSynergy founder Joe Saxton suggests.
More than £6m has been raised by the Disasters Emergency
Committee’s (DEC) Ebola Crisis Appeal since the appeal's launch
Eastenders actress Diane Parish teamed up with the Stroke Association for this video to raise awareness of the impact of strokes among women.
The ‘rituals’ of fundraising events and creating the optimal forms of engagement for digital giving are among the first six doctoral research projects announced by the Centre for Sustainable Philanthropy at Plymouth University.