Tania Mason is group editor at Civil Society Media.
She has been a journalist for 20-odd years and has specialised in the charity sector since 2003. Her experience has included stints on Third Sector, Marketing and PrintWeek magazines as well as agency work involving court reporting and occasional doorstepping of celebs for the tabloids. She started her career with five years on a daily newspaper in New Zealand before moving to London in 1993.
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Citizens Advice is hoping that most of the 900 jobs it was expecting to cut will be saved as a result of the government’s commitment to continue the Financial Inclusion Fund for another year.
VSO is preparing to reduce its administrative costs by 30 per cent as it seeks ways to mitigate the effects of a drop in funding from the Department for International Development of 12 per cent over the next three years.
The Charity Commission has backed away from its proposal to devise a standard way for charities to report their admin costs after feedback from the sector revealed "concerns" about the idea.
The chief operating officer at Britain’s Personal Best, the £1m Olympic legacy project that will culminate in a national mass participation weekend in early October, is confident that it will meet its first-year participation targets of 6,500 charities and community groups and 125,000 individuals.
Basically it looks like the government stuffing public money into their friend's pockets without actually expecting them to do anything for it.
Former Nesta trustee Liam Black tweeted this morning that Nesta was “forced” to fund Big Society Network.
To whet the appetite of prospective entrants, we look here at the work of the Halo Trust, Overall Winner of The Charity Awards 2012, and how it performed against all ten Hallmarks of Excellence.
The Lloyds Bank Foundation for England and Wales has today unveiled its new strategy for distributing at least £23m over the next year, and what it hopes will be a similar amount each year for the foreseeable future.
The new foundation being set up by former Big Society Network chief executive Steve Moore has applied for charitable status.