At Work: That was then ... from Third Sector, 4 November 1993

Save the Children has dislodged the National Trust from its number one position among fundraising charities in this year's Charity Trends league tables.

With voluntary income totalling £70.4m for 1991/92, 71 per cent of its total income, the charity has shot way ahead of the usual front-runners. Last year it was ranked at number six. (Page 1)

A code of practice for ministers responsible for funding voluntary organisations and other funders may be on the cards if a new report published today is implemented. Resourcing the Voluntary Sector, an initiative of the Association of Charitable Foundations, makes 20 recommendations on the future funding of the sector. (Page 2)

Small voluntary organisations are losing out in the fight for funds to new fundraisers in the health and welfare sectors, a Directory of Social Change conference was told. Sue Parker, chief executive of National Newpin, said fundraisers from NHS appeals would eat into the available funds from grant-making trusts in the health and welfare field. (Page 4)

"We want you to go to hell," ran the proposed copy line of a recruitment ad for Scottish European Aid, a charity working in Bosnia. The ad was offered by an Edinburgh-based company to help find new recruits after three aid workers were killed in a car crash in Croatia. But the charity decided to reject it after consulting with the workers' families. (Back page)

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