Niki May Young
Website editor, civilsociety.co.uk
Niki is website editor at Civil Society Media. A seasoned journalist she has specialised in online content since 2007. Before joining Civil Society Media Niki was news editor for the world's largest architecture news website, World Architecture News, where she was instrumental in increasing subscribers from 115,000 to 135,000 during her editorship.
She has gained experience with the BBC, Sky News and independent production company SilverfishTV, where she assisted the production of political, charitable and union films. Her freelance writing has spanned a range of printed publications and online media.
She is also charity member and former trustee of Pass It On Africa, a charity which aims to provide education to children and young people across the continent.
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eBay for Charity is the latest partner of Small Charity Week 2013 to announce details of its support, giving small charities the opportunity to call for donations at its checkout.
Large anonymous donations may be made with the intention of boosting a charity’s reputation of quality, according to research released today by the University of Bristol.
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.
ActionAid has surpassed its fundraising target for its Ready for Anything campaign, having secured match funding from the Department for International Development.
Sadly fraud is a fact of life but is always more shocking when the employee works for a charity. It is essential to ensure proper double entry book keeping, if your staff team is too small for proper division of labour, hire a professional by the hour to scrutinise your control accounts.
The Big Lottery Fund has announced the recipients of £67m of funding provided equally by BIG and the Cabinet Office to support and improve advice services in England, with almost half of Citizens Advice Bureaux benefiting.
As Roald Dahl's Marvellous Children's Charity seeks to expand its remit to provide support to any child with significant unmet needs, it has asked for the wider sector's feedback on its proposals.
Crimestoppers has launched a 24/7 reporting service in an attempt to tackle the estimated £1bn of charity fraud that occurs annually.
The trading income gap between a Red Nose Day year and a Sports Relief year has shrunk from £7m in 2009/10 to £5m in 2011/12, realising Comic Relief Limited's predictions of a narrowing of the income difference between the two events.