Rebecca Cooney

Minority-led organisations are being overlooked, Voice4Change England director warns

Minority-led organisations are being overlooked, Voice4Change England director warns

Kunle Olulode says many of his organisation’s members are feeling disconnected from funders and central decision-making

Hold yourselves accountable for tackling discrimination, open letter urges charities

Hold yourselves accountable for tackling discrimination, open letter urges charities

More than two dozen leaders from minoritised communities have signed the letter, which has been sent to the NCVO and Acevo

Three youth cancer charities enter formal partnership

Three youth cancer charities enter formal partnership

The organisations say the move will enable them to offer better support, but is not a precursor to a merger

Exclusive: Bullying and harassment took place ‘with impunity’ at all levels of the NCVO, report concludes

Exclusive: Bullying and harassment took place ‘with impunity’ at all levels of the NCVO, report concludes

An independent review into the umbrella body's culture, seen by Third Sector, says staff from all marginalised groups experienced overt oppression

'There isn't much humility in the charity sector', Christian Aid PR chief warns

'There isn't much humility in the charity sector', Christian Aid PR chief warns

Chine McDonald calls for charities to be brave if they want to deal with the problems they were set up to solve

Before and after the pandemic: How Clic Sargent managed a £9m income loss

Before and after the pandemic: How Clic Sargent managed a £9m income loss

Rachel Kirby-Rider talks to Rebecca Cooney about working through a "vicious cycle of knotty problems" shaped by the pandemic

St John Ambulance chief apologises to bullied staff and volunteers and vows to do better

St John Ambulance chief apologises to bullied staff and volunteers and vows to do better

Martin Houghton-Brown says he wants people to leave the charity 'with their head held high and feel that they can return'

St John Ambulance volunteers say bullying complaints were 'swept under the rug'

St John Ambulance volunteers say bullying complaints were 'swept under the rug'

The charity says it is 'deeply saddened' to hear the accounts from people who have approached Third Sector

How Marcus Rashford took FareShare to the top of the national agenda

How Marcus Rashford took FareShare to the top of the national agenda

A year ago hardly anyone knew of the food waste charity, but after partnering with the Manchester United star, everything changed

Further claims of bullying behaviour at St John Ambulance emerge

Further claims of bullying behaviour at St John Ambulance emerge

Multiple sources have contacted Third Sector about the charity since the issues were first highlighted in December

Christmas fundraising series: How Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity is bringing Christmas home

Christmas fundraising series: How Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity is bringing Christmas home

A theme settled on by the charity last year turned out to be more relevant to Christmas in 2020 than expected

Exclusive: St John Ambulance rejects claims it has a 'pervading culture of bullying'

Exclusive: St John Ambulance rejects claims it has a 'pervading culture of bullying'

Two former senior employees have told Third Sector that the use of non-disclosure agreements for departing staff was widespread; the charity rejects this claim

Christmas fundraising series: Crowdfunding a festive feast

Christmas fundraising series: Crowdfunding a festive feast

Rebecca Cooney finds out about the opportunities provided by collaborative crowdfunding this December

Christmas fundraising series: The gift of positive change

Christmas fundraising series: The gift of positive change

Rebecca Cooney explores how the Injustice Advent Calendar is asking for small acts of activism, rather than money, in the run-up to Christmas

Friends of the Earth appoints joint chief executives

Friends of the Earth appoints joint chief executives

Miriam Turner and Hugh Knowles have been job-sharing the top role since the departure of Craig Bennett

Christmas fundraising series: How Bowel Cancer UK has difficult conversations

Christmas fundraising series: How Bowel Cancer UK has difficult conversations

Bowel Cancer UK is no stranger to making fundraising asks of people in difficult circumstances. With so many potential supporters struggling financially this year, Rebecca Cooney asks how charities should handle these conversations

Cost of Fundraising Preference Service should be 'significantly reduced', review recommends

Cost of Fundraising Preference Service should be 'significantly reduced', review recommends

The number of people who use the service has declined since it was launched in 2017

How harnessing assets can put what your charity already has to work

How harnessing assets can put what your charity already has to work

Rebecca Cooney looks at three organisations that have harnessed unlikely assets to bring in extra money, and lessons other charities can learn from them

Christmas fundraising series: Is a Covid-19 Christmas still a time for giving?

Christmas fundraising series: Is a Covid-19 Christmas still a time for giving?

Leesa Harwood shares her thoughts with Rebecca Cooney on whether it will be a season of goodwill for charities in the first of our Christmas 2020 fundraising series

Money held by £500m National Fund charity could be released, High Court rules

Money held by £500m National Fund charity could be released, High Court rules

The question of what the funds should be used for will be decided at a subsequent hearing, the judgment says