13 Mar 2014
A group of 26 hospices across the North West have bought £32,000 of prime time advertising space to launch a campaign raising awareness of the need for communities to support their local hospices.
People with unwanted or underused cars are being encouraged to donate them to charity, following the launch of a new website this week.
Charity Trustee Networks and the Nationwide Foundation are joining forces to provide governance support to eight charities which have received grants of around £300,000 from the Nationwide Foundation through its Investor Programme.
Tory MPs hate the voluntary sector because they cannot control it or subvert it as an alternative and independent source of thinking and action on social issues.
Charity Finance reporter Vibeka Mair compiles a comprehensive overview of charity investments by fund manager.
With the completion this month of the charity tribunal’s third case, in which two residents of Dartford in Kent appealed against the Charity Commission’s response to an illegal sale of charitable land, the tribunal finds itself with just one new case pending, and even that may be withdrawn after the Commission overturned its original decision. A good time then to reflect upon its progress so far and what may lie in store. Civil Society spoke to the tribunal’s principal judge Alison McKenna for her reflections on a year-and-a-half at the helm.
The Catch 22, Turning Point and Serco consortium are likely to bid for the management of more prisons in the north of England.
The Financial Times has announced Room to Read as its Christmas appeal charity partner, as newspapers kick off their holiday fundraising drives.
25 Mar 2014