Reporter, Civil Society Media Ltd
Jonathan is the former assistant editor of a magazine covering the renewable energy sector. After taking a detour into teaching both at home and abroad, he joined us in 2012 as a reporter for Charity Finance and news writer for the Civil Society Media website.
He is also a charity member at his local branch of Mind, the mental health charity.
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The Disclosure and Barring Service, which has replaced CRB checks, has announced details of its new Update Service, which will be launched in June and “save the customer time and money and improve the overall safeguarding landscape".
Help for Heroes has expressed its “deep sadness” about the murder of a soldier in south London who was widely reported to be wearing one of the charity’s branded T-shirts at the time.
The trustees of the Jimmy Savile Charitable Trust are not donating any funds to the National Association for People Abused in Childhood – despite NAPAC seeing demand for its services rocket following last year’s revelations about the disgraced former TV personality.
It may well be that young people can't afford to give large sums or give at all initially, but they can be incredibly powerful advocates (particularly via social media and their peer networks), volunteers or campaigners. At the end of the day, our jobs as Fundraisers are to make it possible for people to make a difference to issues they care about and I think we can be better at helping young people to do that.
The Cabinet Office’s Centre for Social Impact Bonds has developed two new tools to assist the development of the bonds: the 'Knowledge Box' online portal and a template service agreement contract.
The Private Equity Foundation and Impetus Trust, whose merger to become Impetus – PEF is expected to be completed by June, have announced a proposed new board for their amalgamated organisation.