5 Jul 2016
The voluntary sector’s poor understanding of the potential technology could have is one of the barriers to scaling new tools, the co-founder of a charity that champions technology for good said yesterday.
Our weekly round-up of interesting and outlandish information, collected from the corners of the charity sector.
Charities have called on HM Revenue and Customs to do more to remove the barriers for small charities accessing the Gift Aid Small Donations Scheme.
The Charity Commission is looking for responses to its proposals of how it will use its new power of issuing an official warning to charities and trustees.
The total number of registered charities in Scotland has risen by 7 per cent to 24,055, according to the Office of Scottish Charity Regulator’s annual report for the year ending March 2016.
I am not against more effective regulation but the driver for this regulation must be based on sounder footings than just to appease the media because the media will be back with negative stories regardless.
High net worth individuals and philanthropists are often “badly handled” by fundraisers, who lack the requisite knowledge and skills to increase major donor giving, according to New Philanthropy Capital.
The Commission on the Donor Experience has announced the 25 areas of fundraising that it will focus on over the next six months, in a bid to prove the interaction between charities and donors.
Peter Bright provides a reminder of the considerations when deciding whether funding is a grant or a contract for VAT purposes.