Seb Elsworth

Consultation launches for spending on £60m social investment Access fund

4 Aug 2015 | Finance | Alice Sharman

Access, the foundation for social investment, has opened a consultation into how it will spend a £60m ten year capacitybuilding endowment.


Consultation launches for spending on £60m social investment Access fund

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Prostate Cancer UK director of fundraising to join National Trust for Scotland in October

Mark Bishop, currently the director of fundraising at Prostate Cancer UK, has announced that he will be joining the National Trust for Scotland in October.

If self-regulation cannot work the Commission could regulate fundraising, says Shawcross

William Shawcross has said that if the self-regulation of fundraising cannot be sorted out then the Charity Commission could do it - if the government provided it with extra resources.

Camila Batmanghelidjh

Kids Company has denied reports that plans are being drawn up to close the charity, as the Charity Commission reveals additional “potentially serious concerns” were raised by former staff members.

Commission investigates charity over £2m loan to associated company

The Charity Commission has launched a statutory inquiry into a London-based charity following concerns that the charity is owed £2m by a company it is associated with.

Charities already register with the Charity Commission; the FRSB costs money that many small charities, doing God's and often the government's work, can ill afford; Olive Cooke did not kill herself over charity solicitations.

» Peers propose that all fundraising charities must register with the FRSB

My pleasant conversation with a telephone fundraiser

Kirsty Weakley was on the receiving end of a fundraising phone call last week and disappointingly for a journalist, was not hounded or pressured.

Magnum Direct

The Royal British Legion has suspended operations with fundraising agency Magnum Direct, and the Fundraising Standards Board has opened an investigation, following an undercover report by the Mail on Sunday.

Professor Paul Palmer

Professor Paul Palmer argues that educational underinvestment is preventing finance directors from taking the lead in exploiting new forms of funding.

Society Diary: How Christmas Jumper day could save the Australian cricket team

Our weekly round-up of interesting and outlandish information, collected from the corners of the charity sector.

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