Relationship between government and charity 'has lost its way', says Nandy

Relationship between government and charity 'has lost its way', says Nandy

23 Oct 2014 | Governance | Kirsty Weakley

There needs to be a rebalancing of the relationship between the voluntary sector and government, shadow minister for civil society Lisa Nandy said today.


Relationship between government and charity 'has lost its way', says Nandy

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Portsmouth students union first in England to become a charity

The University of Portsmouth Students’ Union has already secured a £15,000 grant since becoming the first student union in the country to register as a charity with the Charity Commission last week.

Door-to-door complaints skyrocket as FRSB reports complaints up 67 per cent

Door-to-door fundraising recorded the biggest increase in complaints from the public last year, according to the Fundraising Standard’s Board annual report.

Remember me? Whizz Kidz finds (very) lapsed donors will still give

When Whizz-Kidz planned its Christmas direct mail appeal last year it cast its net wide. Very wide. Donors who hadn’t given to the charity in ten years suddenly received packs in the post. Re-introducing your charity to long lost donors can be profitable, reports James Allport.

State of the Union: The EU strategy developments which will impact funding

Jean Lambert MEP considers the potential future of European funding within the framework of the Europe 2020 Strategy.

It is incredibly important that charities raise larger concerns about broader issues, rather than only focusing on the immediate situation.

» Brooks Newmark: charities should keep out of politics

The Glass Workshop: a real-time case study in video and donor feedback

The gap between how inspiring charities’ work can be, and how inspired donors are by their communication from charities, can be huge. Steve Andrews discusses the importance of pure, unadulterated feedback and how the Glass Workshop will be a real-time case study in donor communication.

Adrian Sargeant wins Fundraising's Outstanding Contribution award

Adrian Sargeant has been awarded Civil Society's Fundraising magazine award for Outstanding Contribution 2010. The first academic to win the award talks to Celina Ribeiro about what it means, and what challenges he sees ahead for the sector.

Aldridge tops 50 most influential 2010

Fundraising is all about getting people to do what you want, but who is influencing the influencers? This year’s 50 Most Influential Poll shows that many of the same faces are still holding sway in the sector. Celina Ribeiro reports.

Time to invest in talent!

The sector is failing to grow its own fundraising leaders, says Lindsay Boswell. It’s time for charities to start investing in talent and stop being frightened of promoting people.

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