18 Sep 2014
Tony Banks, the chairman of Balhousie Care Group who became acquainted with the work of Combat Stress when he appeared on the Secret Millionaire TV show, has joined the board of the charity’s ‘Enemy Within’ appeal which aims to raise £30m.
As Nestle’s chairman denounces corporate philanthropy, he proposes a trickle down theory for corporate social responsibility. Celina Ribeiro says at least he’s upfront.
Amid fierce competition for growth, Alzheimer’s Society has managed to secure year-on-year growth of its trust fundraising income for the past seven years.
Knowing when not to write a funding bid to a trust or foundation is one of the key principles in trust fundraising. Here Ben Wittenberg shares the ten questions the DSC asks itself before it even considers putting together an application.
So B&B operators cannot refuse gay couples a bed in their own home yet banks can assume muslim organisations might be laundering money for terrorists without any criminal act being proved. Its a strange world.
Andrew Scadding mulls over the implications of the hung parliament on the charity sector.
Civil society organisations are facing a worrying period of insecurity as a hung parliament appears nigh on certain, many sector commentators warned today.
Charities minister Angela Smith lost her seat in yesterday’s election after Labour’s share of the vote in her Basildon constituency fell by nearly 10 per cent, giving Conservative candidate Stephen Metcalfe the victory with 43.9 per cent.
Trusts and foundations have been traversing troubled waters, but so far managed to stay the course with their grantmaking. Celina Ribeiro investigates how grantmakers have reacted to the downturn and how they are preparing to navigate the future.
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