13 Nov 2014
An organisation set up to fund an independent press regulator cannot be registered as charitable, the Charity Commission has said.
The Charity Commission will see its annual funding drop by 27 per cent over the next four years as a result of the government’s spending review, and will have to cut another 140 staff.
The government plans to spend £470m over the next four years building the capacity of the voluntary sector to deliver the Big Society, it announced in the Comprehensive Spending Review today.
The government has just announced a one-year, £100m transition fund to help the voluntary sector adjust to new public spending budgets.
With comments like those, maybe he should resign.
European charities are still in the “dark ages” in relation to fundraising from Europe's wealthy philanthropists, fundraisers were told today at the International Fundraising Congress.
The National Fraud Authority (NFA) is running a survey of 10,000 charities to try to better understand the scale of fraud in the charity sector.
Charities should concentrate on using Facebook to build relationships with supporters rather than treat it as an outright giving mechanism, according to a top Facebook executive.
The Community Foundation for Merseyside has released a call to arms report, strongly urging that civil society organisations work together to develop a sustainable ‘21st century model’ to plan out the future of the charity sector.