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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Think tank New Philanthropy Capital and offenders charity Clinks have launched a project to support voluntary and community sector organisations working in criminal justice with their impact reporting.
Jonathan Last reports on a 10-way merger in Suffolk and other new business wins for May.
NCVO’s Karl Wilding has said that the voluntary sector is suffering from ‘a considerable degree of uncertainty’ over its identity.
The key question is who will pay for this? Most smaller charities have no budget at all for governance.
Lord Hodgson said that he still receives regular feedback from a public frustrated about both the charitable sector’s fundraising practices and the lack of an outlet to express its dissatisfaction.
Big Lottery Fund has awarded Shelter £1.4m to aid eight to 14-year-olds and their families as part of the Realising Ambition programme.
Social Investment Business will continue to manage the Futurebuilders and Modernisation Funds for the Cabinet Office for a further three years after a successful contract bid.