18 Sep 2014
Tesco has announced that it will donate the profits made from an increase in sales of ice to the Motor Neurone Disease Association, which has now received over £3m through donations from the ice bucket challenge.
The Charity 100 Index number two is set for a new top seed with the announcement that former chief executive of plant technology firm Syngenta, Michael Pragnell, is to succeed David Newbigging as chairman of Cancer Research UK.
The Resource Alliance, organiser of the International Fundraising Congress held in Holland each autumn, has announced the sudden resignation of new CEO Hans Wolters for personal reasons.
Frances McCandless, former director of policy at the Northern Ireland Council for Voluntary Action, has been confirmed as the first permanent chief executive of the Charity Commission for Northern Ireland.
The organiser of a fundraising event that went wrong has decided to withhold the money raised to pay for possible legal fees, and has the backing of the beneficiary charity.
Congratulations to the RNLI - this only goes to prove that working on long term (and short term for that matter) legacies really pays dividends in the end.
Volunteering England and Jobcentre Plus have joined forces to encourage jobseekers to volunteer. The agreement builds on the recommendations of the Commission on the Future of Volunteering, which proposed that more be done to reduce the barriers which some unemployed people face when volunteering.
A further 20 local authorities and their civil society partners are to develop plans for community asset transfer after being chosen for support through the Advancing Assets for Communities programme.
Angela Smith may be minister for the third sector but there's one particular kind of charity she seems intent on getting rid of.
The Lloyds TSB Foundation for Scotland has restarted its grantmaking programmes having raised money via the sale of shares held in the Lloyds Banking Group.
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