18 Sep 2014
A man has admitted pocketing £300,000 donated by members of the public who believed it would go to Help for Heroes.
Gordon Brown’s pet compulsory youth volunteering project has kicked off today with the announcement of £16m for five pilot projects over two years that will establish ways to get all young people aged 14 to 19 volunteering for 50 hours.
The Pituitary Foundation faces an arduous fight against a former member who is calling for a governance overhaul after alleged data protection breaches and mistreatment claims.
The Westminster City Partnership has ended ten years of partnership with the voluntary sector, by voting to relegate voluntary and community representatives to a powerless advisory role with no voting rights.
A Times article last weekend that encouraged the public not to give money to face-to-face fundraisers based its story on two-year-old Intelligent Giving blog entries and significantly misrepresented a senior figure from New Philanthropy Capital, the organisation claims.
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.
Charity Commission chair Dame Suzi Leather has warned that the optimism that has been displayed by charities that responded to the regulator’s latest survey may be “misplaced”, given the scale of the public spending cuts to come.
In preparation for a predicted haemorrhaging of public funding to the arts, Arts & Business has launched a multi-pronged campaign to boost the sector’s capacity to attract private philanthropy.
Thames Reach chief executive Jeremy Swain reflects on the extremes of cruelty and kindness towards the homeless.