10 Sep 2015
Telephone agency R Fundraising will close with the loss of 99 jobs, it was announced today - making it the second fundraising agency to close in a week.
Kids Company has admitted that it has so far failed to find £1.5m funding for a promised task force or make progress towards its own targets for its 'See the Child. Change the System' campaign.
The Royal British Legion has said it will free up £66m in funds raised from the sale of property over the next three years, to allow it to be spent as unrestricted money, according to its accounts for the year to December 2014.
Three animal charities have said they are "very concerned" after losing the right to remain the sole beneficiaries of a widow's £500,000 will.
The Etherington Review of fundraising self-regulation has today published a list of questions for charities which wish to respond, and has set a date of 14 August to receive replies.
The move to longer term funding is great; this is one of the biggest complaints we get from the young people that we work with; they often ask "why is it that as soon as they get a project/activity that we like and benefit from, it gets taken away."
The National Garden Scheme has raised a total of £15m for Macmillan Cancer Support over 30 years, becoming the largest single donor in the charity’s history.
David Davison says that many charities have historically wanted to pull out of local government pension schemes, but not been able to afford to; new proposals could help them out.
Catholic Aid for Overseas Development’s total income rose by £4.8m to £56m in the year ending 31 March 2015, according to its latest set of accounts filed with the Charity Commission.
The landscape that charities operate in is changing, and the funding structures which support the sector need to change too. Julie Dodd explains how charities and funders should respond to the challenge.