13 Nov 2014
Charities must demonstrate their effectiveness better to the public or face losing trust, David McCullough, chief executive of Royal Voluntary Service, said yesterday.
The European SRI market has almost doubled since 2008 according to a new report from Eurosif, a European SRI think tank.
The Children’s Society has developed a new tool which measures the well-being and quality of life of children.
The majority of arts organisations fear that they will not be able to make up for the shortfall they expect to suffer in government cuts, with just one in ten predicting that fundraising income will rise in the next year.
Surely a more accurate one-line representation of this study is that 6 out of 10 people DO stop for charity fundraisers?
Minister for civil society Nick Hurd has dismissed suggestions from a fellow Tory MP that more regulation of charity collections is needed to stop bogus collectors from ruining the fundraising mechanism.
A new website, mentoring, employer-supported volunteering and bursaries to help frontline groups access specialist services are all central to the government’s new vision of how best to support civil society groups to build the Big Society.
The government is examining proposals for a scheme to allow people to donate to good causes in their communities by adding a nominal charge to their bills in local shops and restaurants.