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Eight arts organisations take a share of £2.4m Art Impact Fund third round

Eight arts organisations take a share of £2.4m Art Impact Fund third round ...

Five charities register with Electoral Commission in wake of election

Five charities, including Friends of the Earth and Arthritis Research UK, have registered with the Electoral Commission as a non-party campaigners since the snap announcement of a general election.  On 18 April Prime Minister Theresa May...

Lloyds TSB Foundation for Scotland changes its name to Corra Foundation

The Lloyds TSB Foundation for Scotland has announced today that it has rebranded itself as the Corra Foundation, and published its new strategy. According to a spokeswoman from the organisation, the Lloyds TSB Foundation for...

Think tank breached election campaigning guidance 

The Charity Commission has reprimanded the Institute of Economic Affairs, a controversial think tank which has criticised other charities over campaigning, for press releases it sent out after the general election was announced.  A former...
DfID pledges to stop mistreatment of charities bidding for its contracts

DfID pledges to stop mistreatment of charities bidding for its contracts

Priti Patel, Secretary of State for International Development Russell Watkins, Department for International Development The Department for International Development (DfID) has pledged to stop the practice of large organisations mistreating smaller suppliers which apply to contracts...

Paterson’s Shortbread raises over £100k for Macmillan

Paterson’s Shortbread raises over £100k for Macmillan ...

Charities call on new minister to revise ‘burdensome’ Lobbying Act 

Over 100 charity leaders have written to Tracey Crouch, minister for civil society, urging her to make changes to the Lobbying Act.  The letter, which has been signed by representatives from 122 charities, warns that...

Big Society Capital reports £893m worth of investments

Big Society Capital has backed £893m worth of investments into charities and social enterprises since its inception in 2012, according to its annual report. The organisation’s 2016 annual review, published today, says that this money...

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