18 Sep 2014
The government has today launched a public awareness campaign to help the public identify charity collections from commercial operations.
The majority of charities applying for grants from the Lloyds TSB Foundation last year were ineligible for funding and wasting their time.
The Royal Society Enterprise Fund, which supports early new technology enterprises and a culture of scientific innovation in the UK, has invested in Base4Innovation and Nano-Porous Solutions.
Has the taxpayer gained? I don't think so - the small savings to the Treasury (after the redundancy costs) are far outweighed by the damaging consequences of an under-resourced charity regulator.
Trusts and foundations have lost between 20 and 30 per cent of their value, but there has not been a commensurate drop in grant making, argued the head of a top foundation.
Big Issue Invest is set to receive £250,000 for its Social Ethical Investment Fund from a new social investment initiative between fundraising and philanthropy consultancy, Bethechange and wealth management boutique, Addidi.
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