10 Mar 2014
The Charity Commission has ordered Mayfair Charities Ltd to appoint an independent trustee to avoid future conflicts of interest as it concludes its statutory inquiry into the charity.
Wilder Gutterson and Elizabeth Loudon discuss the divide between American and British approaches to volunteer fundraising. How much should British charities rely on volunteer asking by trustees, committee members, or donors?
The credit crunch is a brilliant opportunity for fundraising. The recession will reveal shifts in donor behaviour and out of it will emerge three new kinds of giving – or so says Alan Clayton.
As world economies falter and businesses retreat, charities are drawing up their battle plans. Lucy Harvey reports.
The National Trust for Scotland is planning to make up to 91 full-time posts redundant in 2009/10 as it implements a new strategic plan to become more efficient. In a statement the Trust said that as many of these as possible would be sought through natural wastage and a voluntary redundancy programme.
The NCVO pay panel addresses a problem that doesn't exist -- setting up a straw man to beat to a pulp -- and has by its mere existence made it seem that a deep, dark scandal is brewing within the charitable sector. It would have been far better to greet phony media muck-raking with the scornful silence it deserved. Thanks for nothing, folks.
The Charity Commission is investigating whether the Prince's Trust may have broken charity law after it gave money to an organisation connected to the Conservative Party.
Charity Bank and Triodos Bank have slated the Department of Health for awarding the contract for its new £100m Social Enterprise Investment Fund (SEIF) to Futurebuilders, calling it “questionable at best”. In a statement, they said the decision on the fund, which will support organisations that are, or are aiming to become, social enterprises delivering health and/or social care services, could undermine social financiers – such as themselves.
I don’t intend for PF Blogs to become the centre of post-feminist debate, really I don’t, but sometimes a girl’s gotta do what a girl’s gotta do.