Cabinet Office fund 'cost sector more than grants given'

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3 Apr 2014 | Finance | David Ainsworth

A Cabinet Office fund may have cost the sector more in application costs than it received in grants, a charity chief executive has claimed.


Cabinet Office fund 'cost sector more than grants given'

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Telephone fundraising complaints have risen, says the FRSB

The Fundraising Standards Board has revealed that its upcoming annual complaints report will likely show an increase in telephone fundraising complaints over last year as Trading Standards issues its first fine for a breach of the Telephone Preference Service.

Civil Society's Alice Sharman took part in the #nomakeupselfie

Cancer charity CLIC Sargent has received a donation windfall courtesy of the #nomakeupselfie craze. Its fundraising director Lucy Caldicott is delighted, but highlights that it is essential that charities now plan for such eventualities.

Navca launches commission on the future of local infrastructure

An independent commission to look at the future of local infrastructure in England has been launched by Navca, the membership body for local support bodies such as councils for voluntary service.

Lord Mayor

The Lord Mayor has this week announced a new City’s Giving Day which she hopes will raise £350,000 for charities.

Tax avoidance may be legal, but it is still obnoxious. And the rest of us pay additional tax as a result. If I were asked whether the accountants and legal experts who set up these schemes are 'fit and proper persons', I know what my answer would be.

» Definition of charity for tax purposes 'attacks charities, not tax avoiders'

Leigh Daynes, executive director, Doctors of the World UK

This week World Vision USA reversed its decision to hire married gay people after opposition from donors. Its anti-gay marriage stance is an "insidious tip of an iceberg" warns Leigh Daynes.

Commission to launch new register of charities next month

The Charity Commission will publish a new online register by the end of May which will display more information about charities, including whether their trustees are paid.

2014 London Marathon on track to beat the £53m raised last year

The 2014 London Marathon is on track to raise more than £53m for good causes and break the Guinness World Record for the most charity fundraising at a single annual event for the eighth year running.

Donations to foodbank appeal surge after critical Mail article

The Trussell Trust’s Easter Appeal raised more than £50,000 in two days after a backlash on social media to a Mail on Sunday article criticising the charity.

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