18 Sep 2014
With one survey out last week indicating that more than half of the people taking part in the #icebucketchallenge did not go on to donate, Kirsty Weakley asks whether it's time for charities to cool their enthusiasm for the craze.
Gordon Hunter reveals the vastness of the quango pot as he asks: what could you do with the money at grassroots level?
New IT blogger Andrew Samuel attempts to get to grips with the Big Society concept and reveals one volunteering event which greatly helped several charities improve their web presence.
The £200m increase in aid to Afghanistan demonstrates the futility of ring-fencing funding and disrespects the entire history of governmental international aid, says Celina Ribeiro.
I left fundraising after 15 years, and an obsession with outcome measuring above and beyond the immediate impact (oh, and one with "sustainability") played a large part.
New blogger Gordon Hunter is dismayed by all the fuss over the Big Society.
Increasing the tax for the rich will not mean they will start giving away more money to charity, says Adrian Beney.
Pay is the new expenses. Tania Mason offers three key messages charities could use when the media puts the sector in the spotlight in its campaign against high pay.
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