Google has shortlisted ten UK charities which stand the chance of winning £500,000 as part of its Global Impact Challenge.
The voluntary sector should create a “data manifesto” that identifies who holds data about the sector and enables the sharing of data, recommends Dame Mary Marsh’s review of leadership and skills in the social sector.
While management in the charity sector has changed significantly in the past few decades, a reluctance to invest in governance has led to a stagnation of board structure and a lack of diversity, according to Dame Mary Marsh’s review of skills and leadership in the social sector.
The Big Lottery Fund has announced a £15m funding programme that will be developed in partnership with Go On UK to support community projects that build digital skills.
NGOs need to look more closely at expense claims from their staff, in particular from UK staff based overseas as expatriates, and from staff who travel from the UK to field offices and projects overseas.
Bidders wishing to run the Do-it volunteering website now have until 8 July to submit their applications.
A campaign against the use of drones in Pakistan, the regeneration of a huge landfill site into a nature reserve, and a top-performing academy schools network are among 30 inspiring projects shortlisted in this year’s Charity Awards.
People who report data protection issues to the Information Commissioner's Office do not make a distinction between commercial organisations and charities, warns David Evans, group manager at the ICO.