29 Oct 2013
The Department for Work and Pensions should use some of the money it has saved on outcome payments in the first year of the Work Programme, to fund new services from specialist providers to help the most disadvantaged jobseekers engage with the Programme, an influential committee of MPs has said.
The Rudd Government's social inclusion agenda heralded a new direction for the nonprofit sector. Sue-Anne Wallace explains.
The Fundraising Institute Australia is working solidly behind the scenes to improve best practice in fundraising so the sector is ready for government changes to the regulatory system, says Sue-Anne Wallace.
Concern UK's Lyndall Stein recounts her baptism of fire in fundraising - raising money for the outlawed ANC in apartheid-era South Africa.
Over the last few years YouthNet has developed a sustainable income stream that is not dependent on the whims of funders or the success of a direct marketing campaign. How have they done this? By using their highly successful website to develop syndication partnerships. Sarah Hooker explains how it works.
Sadly fraud is a fact of life but is always more shocking when the employee works for a charity. It is essential to ensure proper double entry book keeping, if your staff team is too small for proper division of labour, hire a professional by the hour to scrutinise your control accounts.
When the Institute of Fundraising released the findings of its payroll giving review earlier this year, the aim was to help clear up and move beyond the problems currently holding this fundraising tool back. Celina Ribeiro looks at whether it succeeded.
In-house captive funds could be attractive to venture philanthropists looking to make considerable 'investments' in charities. John Pepin sheds some light on exactly what these funds involve and how they work.
If a local comprehensive school can offer multi-way online dialogues between teachers, students and parents, why can't charities offer something similar for their supporters and volunteers? It really is time charities caught up with the curve, says David Burrows.