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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There is a lack of financial capability on small charity trustee boards with many organisations leaving ‘the finances’ to one individual, according to a report by the Charity Finance Group and the Small Charities Coalition launched today.
A Welsh representative has been appointed to join the six new Charity Commission board members announced earlier this month.
Charities’ membership or non-membership of the Fundraising Standards Board could be included on the charity register from 2014, alongside details of any public fundraising arrangements, following proposals put to the charity sector for consultation by the Charity Commission today.
Few charities start claiming gift aid as soon as they are founded. To get 3 unblemished years, a charity has to have been going for at least 4 years, so why not make it easier all round and say that GASDS is available only to charities that have been running for 5 years and have not been convicted/penalised for fraud ?
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.