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The Big Lottery Fund has issued the first of its grants from the £50m Supporting Change & Impact fund, designed to prepare charities for future sustainability in the wake of a tough funding climate.
The first 11 months of 2011 saw overall giving in the US rise by 3.4 per cent in comparison to 2010, returning giving levels to those last seen in 2007.
Three charity CEOs are looking to raise £10,000 each for their respective organisations by taking part in their own Olympic Challenge.
The fundamental reason that Payroll Giving has not reached it's expected results is as old as the hills and this is because Employers are reluctant to allow individual charities into the workplace to promote their cause.
Under new regulations charities will face increasing postal costs of nearly £18m as VAT will now be charged on bulk mailing.