Category Archives: National News

NCVO and CFG announce new partnerships with other bodies

NCVO and the Charity Finance Group have both announced partnerships with other sector bodies this week. Yesterday NCVO said it has partnered with the humanitarian volunteering membership organisation, Rotary, to help manage its Volunteer Expo initiative which aims to connect volunteers … Continue reading

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Tink Palmer: There are things we can achieve alone but there is more strength in numbers

Tink Palmer, chief executive of the Marie Collins Foundation, which has an income of under £300,000, shares how effective collaboration means her charity has a global reach. Those of us privileged to lead or work in a small charity know … Continue reading

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Important Reminders

Public Health England has launched new free bite-sized e-learning sessions, developed in partnership with Health Education England, to improve the knowledge, confidence and skills of all health and care professionals in preventing illness, protecting health and promoting wellbeing. The sessions … Continue reading

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Funding Opportunities

Village Halls Improvement Grant Fund The Autumn 2018 budget announced that, to mark the centenary of the Armistice, government would support several initiatives, including making available grant funding to support improvement projects for village halls. This is in recognition of … Continue reading

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Fifth of smaller charities ‘struggling to survive’, says CAF report

One fifth of charities with an income of less than £1m are “struggling to survive”, according to the Charity Landscape report 2019 from the Charities Aid Foundation (CAF). A smaller percentage, 14 per cent, of charities of all sizes feel the same. CAF … Continue reading

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New free e-learning sessions from Public Health England/HEE

Public Health England has launched new free bite-sized e-learning sessions, developed in partnership with Health Education England, to improve the knowledge, confidence and skills of all health and care professionals in preventing illness, protecting health and promoting wellbeing. The sessions … Continue reading

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Gender pay gap in charity sector is 7.9 per cent in favour of men, analysis shows

Men in the charity sector are paid almost 8 per cent more than women, according to analysis of government figures. According to an investigation of 571 charities by data scientist David Kane, the mean gender hourly pay gap is 7.9 per … Continue reading

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Nearly a third of largest charity investors provide no ethical policy

Almost a third of the largest charity investors in the UK have no responsible investment policy in their latest published accounts. Charity Finance magazine examined the accounts of the 30 charities, excluding universities, with the greatest investment assets for an … Continue reading

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NTT Fundraising placed in administration but staff and contracts transferred to new agency

The telephone fundraising agency NTT Fundraising has entered voluntary administration, but its 98 staff have been transferred to a new agency, NTT, which will continue to provide services for 25 charities. Committed 2 Communications Ltd, trading as NTT Fundraising, entered voluntary administration … Continue reading

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Funding Opportunities

  Teme Valley Youth Project The aim of the fund is to advance the education of young people aged 11-25 who are in conditions of need, hardship or distress (and who reside in the identified parishes of South Shropshire and … Continue reading

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