15 May 2014
The 2014 London Marathon is on track to raise more than £53m for good causes and break the Guinness World Record for the most charity fundraising at a single annual event for the eighth year running.
A leading Conservative website claims that the voluntary sector’s ‘dependency’ on statutory funding undermines its credibility as ‘voluntary’.
More than £23m has been donated to the Disasters Emergency Committee appeal for the Haiti earthquake victims. The total includes phone and online donations only.
FORMER Action Aid executive Salil Shetty has been appointed as Amnesty’s next secretary general. Shetty, an Indian national, will begin the role in June 2010, following a string of roles in the charity sector, most notably as director of the United Nations’ Millennium Campaign for the past six years.
Jackie Mendoza has been appointed executive director of Rosa UK, the Women’s Fund. Mendoza was previously interim development director at the Fund and ran her own fundraising consultancy
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.
A national security speech made by Conservative leader David Cameron has prompted concerns from charities that a Tory government would have a political approach to development funding.
An e-mentoring scheme designed for civil society organisations is set to be launched across the European Union.
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