Rebecca Cooney

Tributes paid after 'one of the greatest figures in fundraising' dies aged 72

Tributes paid after 'one of the greatest figures in fundraising' dies aged 72

Simone Joyaux died three days after suffering a stroke

Flexible funding – the evolution of trusts and foundations through Covid-19

Flexible funding – the evolution of trusts and foundations through Covid-19

Despite gloomy forecasts of trust and foundation depletion, funding from organisations such as Comic Relief might not only be holding up, but changing for the better. Rebecca Cooney reports

Isolation at the top: How chairs pulled out all the stops during the pandemic

Isolation at the top: How chairs pulled out all the stops during the pandemic

A new report from the Association of Chairs found chairs are putting in longer hours to help their charities manage the Covid-19 crisis, and are more connected than ever – but they desperately need support

History is complicated – and charities have never been an 'antidote to politics'

History is complicated – and charities have never been an 'antidote to politics'

Last year a National Trust report into slavery and colonialism caused a furore, and claims that charities should stay out of politics – but, as Rebecca Cooney finds out, that has never been an option

Senior civil servant says PWC emergency funding oversight was 'overly onerous'

Senior civil servant says PWC emergency funding oversight was 'overly onerous'

Sarah Healey also told the Public Accounts Committee the use of special advisers in allocating emergency Covid-19 funding was "perfectly normal"

Joseph Rowntree report explores historic slavery connections

Joseph Rowntree report explores historic slavery connections

Rebecca Cooney finds out how the Joseph Rowntree charities plan to deal with the bitter aftertaste of their colonial history

Battersea appoints new chief executive

Battersea appoints new chief executive

Peter Laurie, who has been the charity's deputy chief executive since 2017, took up the position permanently yesterday

Charity leader files defamation claim against Laurence Fox after 'paedophile' slur

Charity leader files defamation claim against Laurence Fox after 'paedophile' slur

Simon Blake, chief executive of the community interest company Mental Health First Aid England and deputy chair of Stonewall, has launched the legal action with two others

Major fundraising challenge launched in memory of Captain Sir Tom Moore

Major fundraising challenge launched in memory of Captain Sir Tom Moore

The Captain Tom 100 will take place over the early May bank holiday weekend to mark what would have been the record-breaking fundraiser's 101st birthday

Institute's leadership 'not working to support survivors' of sexual harassment, committee co-chair warns

Institute's leadership 'not working to support survivors' of sexual harassment, committee co-chair warns

Dana Kohava Segal, co-chair of the Chartered Institute of Fundraising's Cultural Sector Committee, says she is 'deeply concerned' about the membership body's handling of complaints

Entire Pride in London advisory board quits amid claims of racism, bullying and marginalisation

Entire Pride in London advisory board quits amid claims of racism, bullying and marginalisation

The community interest company says it takes concerns about bullying seriously but acknowledges it needs to 'rebuild trust with black communities and people of colour'

Institute needs 'seismic shift in culture' after sexual assault claims, chair says

Institute needs 'seismic shift in culture' after sexual assault claims, chair says

Claire Rowney says women have been let down by the Chartered Institute of Fundraising and promises action

Institute apologises for its response to claims it ignored sexual assault complaint

Institute apologises for its response to claims it ignored sexual assault complaint

But Chartered Institute of Fundraising committee chairs call for the membership body to explain itself further

Fundraising committee chairs express concerns over response to sexual assault claim

Fundraising committee chairs express concerns over response to sexual assault claim

Various committee chairs have written a formal letter to the board of the Chartered Institute of Fundraising

Consultant quits Chartered Institute of Fundraising standards board over claim it ignored sexual assault allegation

Consultant quits Chartered Institute of Fundraising standards board over claim it ignored sexual assault allegation

Claire Warner says she has never been 'more ashamed to be associated with an organisation'

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