Clare Pelham, CEO of Leonard Cheshire Disability

Charity trustees feel alienated by social investment, says charity CEO

30 Sep 2014 | Finance | David Ainsworth

Social investment is not reaching its potential because trustees feel "alienated" by the language used, the chief executive of Leonard Cheshire Disability told a fringe event at the Conservative Party Conference yesterday.


Charity trustees feel alienated by social investment, says charity CEO

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Learn Appeal is the elearning industry charity

An adviser to a new charitable incorporated organisation that spent more than a year trying to open a bank account has blasted Barclays for its onerous demands and disproportionate due diligence.


Brooks Newmark MP, minister for civil society

The problem with Brooks Newmarks' clarification last week is that the line between 'politics' and 'party politics' is so thin as to be virtually invisible, argues Leon Ward.

NSPCC Legacy Garden at RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show

The NSPCC has hosted gardens at two of the Royal Horticultural Society’s flagship events in the hope that relationships with new legacy donors and major givers would blossom. Alex Mcdowell judges their success.

Royal Mail announces £2m partnership with Stroke Association

The Royal Mail Group is aiming to raise at least £2m over the next two years for its new charity partner the Stroke Association.

Charities are not elected, and in their reports and press releases they claim an authority they may/should not enjoy.

» Charities can't avoid being political

Grasping the intangibles.

There is much to measure in fundraising and of course it is vital that donors’ money is spent as efficiently as possible, and invested in the right campaigns. But are fundraisers measuring the right things? Jenna Pudelek reports.

More transparency is needed about how fundraising companies work with charities

Things got heated this summer as fundraisers rallied to defend telephone fundraising, but when things cool down will there be a joint effort to explain the technique to supporters? Jenna Pudelek ponders.

Volunteering is at a ten-year high, research shows

Volunteering is at a ten-year high with 26 per cent of people carrying out some volunteering in the last three months, and more men are volunteering than women, according to new research by nfpSynergy.

Brooks Newmark: 'I wholeheartedly agree' that charities should advocate for beneficiaries

Charities minister Brooks Newmark has said charities have “every right to campaign within the law” and that "I wholeheartedly agree” with the idea that charities should advocate on behalf of their beneficiaries.

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