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Age UK to furlough 70 per cent of staff during coronavirus pandemic

Age UK to furlough 70 per cent of staff during coronavirus pandemic

About 1,200 staff members are affected, the majority of whom are in the charity's retail division

Addressing racial inequality must be central to the coronavirus response, says #CharitySoWhite

Addressing racial inequality must be central to the coronavirus response, says #CharitySoWhite

In a new paper, the campaign group argues BAME communities will be especially hard hit by issues arising from Covid-19, and should be central to the response to the pandemic

Pandemic 'a moment of truth' for purpose-led corporate partnerships, says expert

Pandemic 'a moment of truth' for purpose-led corporate partnerships, says expert

Manny Amadi of the business consultancy C&E Advisory says conversations with charities and companies have found mixed views on the future of such partnerships

National Lottery Heritage Fund opens £50m emergency scheme

National Lottery Heritage Fund opens £50m emergency scheme

Past and present grantees can apply for grants of between £3,000 and £50,000, says the NLHF

Morrisons to donate £10m of stock to food banks by August

Morrisons to donate £10m of stock to food banks by August

The supermarket chain says it will produce extra food at its production sites, which will run for an extra hour a day to meet the demand

Legacy income could fall by 9 per cent this year, says consortium

Legacy income could fall by 9 per cent this year, says consortium

Updated forecasts from Legacy Foresight say legacy income is still likely to grow in the next five years, but will probably fall somewhere between 3 and 9 per cent this year because of the pandemic

Clic Sargent latest charity to set up emergency appeal

Clic Sargent latest charity to set up emergency appeal

The cancer charity fears it could lose 60 per cent of its fundraised income in the next six months because of the coronavirus

Charities expect pandemic to cause average decline of 48% in fundraised income, survey finds

Charities expect pandemic to cause average decline of 48% in fundraised income, survey finds

Carried out by the Institute of Fundraising, the NCVO and the Charity Finance Group, the survey finds that charities also expect a rise in demand for their services of 43 per cent on average

CRUK says fundraised income likely to fall by 25% this year

CRUK says fundraised income likely to fall by 25% this year

The cancer charity had an income of £430.8m in the year to 31 March last year, but has already had to close its 600 shops because of coronavirus

Scottish charities invited to apply to £20m emergency coronavirus fund

Scottish charities invited to apply to £20m emergency coronavirus fund

The Third Sector Resilience Fund, open to charities that need funding to stabilise cash flows directly because of Covid-19, offers grants of between £5,000 and £100,000

Appeal for NHS volunteers brings in 170,000 sign-ups

Appeal for NHS volunteers brings in 170,000 sign-ups

The health secretary Matt Hancock yesterday launched an appeal for 250,000 volunteers to support the NHS during the coronavirus lockdown

Arts Council England offers £160m in emergency funding

Arts Council England offers £160m in emergency funding

ACE is making £90m available to organisations it already funds and £50m to other arts bodies

Sector could lose £35m in three months because of pub closures

Sector could lose £35m in three months because of pub closures

PubAid, which promotes charity work by pubs, says charities could lose £25m that would ordinarily be raised or donated by pubs, and grass-roots sports bodies could lose £10m

'Which charities can we not afford to lose?' asks NPC guidance for funders

'Which charities can we not afford to lose?' asks NPC guidance for funders

The document warns that philanthropists must act quickly if vital civil society organisations are to be saved from oblivion

Tributes paid as prominent fundraiser Danielle Atkinson dies aged 46

Tributes paid as prominent fundraiser Danielle Atkinson dies aged 46

Atkinson, who died of as yet unknown causes, has been described by former colleagues as 'a brilliant fundraiser' and 'funny, feisty and fabulous'

Comic Relief chief steps down after just 21 days

Comic Relief chief steps down after just 21 days

Alex Reid, who began the job on 2 March, is to return to the US to be with her family during the pandemic