18 Sep 2014
The real shame of the Big Society Network saga is the hundreds of genuine, effective charities that missed out on funding, says Tania Mason.
Labour MP Sadiq Khan yesterday called the Social Action, Responsibility and Heroism Bill “embarrassing and pathetic”, describing it as something akin to “The Thick of It”, as MPs debated its second reading in the House of Commons.
The Charity Commission has met with trustees of the Southwark Muslim Women’s Association after its chief executive was jailed for the sexual abuse of three girls under the age of 14.
The Charity Commission has frozen the bank accounts of Families Against Neuroblastoma and appointed two interim managers to take control of its assets while it investigates concerns over the charity’s governance.
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.
The Cabinet Office vetoed its own appointed grantmaking advisory panel in order to make a £300,000 grant to Big Society Network’s charity, the National Audit Office revealed today.
Voluntary sector organisations in England have been invited to apply for a share of £630,000 of funding from the Big Lottery Fund to help develop their bids for the European Social Fund.
Donations to a charity helping disadvantaged children in Nepal have increased following the death of one of its fundraisers who was a passenger on flight MH17.