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Civil Society's 12 Days of Christmas

22 Dec 2014

In the lead-up to the Christmas break Civil Society News brought readers different festive feature, looking back over the major events of 2014 and celebrating some of the seasonal fundraising efforts from the sector. In case you missed any here they are.

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Civil Society's 12 Days of Christmas

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BeatBullying's technology CIC has not filed accounts with Companies House

A software community interest company set up by the BeatBullying Group in 2012 is almost a year late filing its first set of accounts.

Peter Wanless, chief executive, BIG

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.

Report outlines a 'litany of threats to civil society'

The effectiveness of civil society organisations internationally is increasingly being hindered by legal restrictions, funding cuts and technological blocks according to the latest State of Civil Society report.

Big Issue Invest and Nominet Trust partner to fund 'tech for good'

Big Issue Invest and the Nominet Trust have partnered with five corporates to launch a competition giving start-up technology initiatives supporting unemployed young people the chance to win a share of £500,000.

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.

» VSO to slash overheads by a third

Evgeny Lebedev, chairman, Journalism Foundation

At the height of the Leveson inquiry, an apparent beacon of salvation was formed in the Journalism Foundation which promised to "add fuel to the engine of change in media", but less than a year later its closure has been announced.

Sir Stuart Etherington, chief executive, NCVO and president of CEBF

The Charity Employees Benevolent Fund has announced it is to close in September after failing to foster enough financial support from the charity sector.

Welsh town celebrates community centre crowd-funding success

After seven years of failed funding bids, the deprived Welsh ex-mining community of Glyncoch has finally raised £792,000 to build a community centre, utilising a crowd-funding site for the final £40,000.

GeoVation Challenge

The Ordnance Survey – Britain’s national mapping agency - is offering a prize pot of £115,000 for new ideas that use geography to help solve problems in communities.

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