12 Feb 2015
In this week’s look at charities that are making a noise on social media and helping their campaigns go viral we look at Cancer Research's #wewillunite campaign.
Our weekly round-up of outlandish and interesting information collected from the corners of the charity sector.
A report released today by the National Council for Independent Action finds that charities hold back their campaigning activities over fears that they could face sanctions.
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!
A coalition of social care charities has launched a TripAdvisor-style website, designed to help families with children who have special education needs and disabilities decide which services to pick.
The Big Lottery Fund has awarded £150m to a new community grantmaking foundation to help individuals transform their local neighbourhoods.
How charities spend their money and what they do are more of a concern for the public than fundraising methods, according to a poll carried out by Ipsos Mori for the think tank NPC.
The Big Society Network was set up to help deliver David Cameron’s Big Society vision. But its close links to the government – and the ease with which it won public money – means the concept is now discredited. By Tania Mason.