Rebecca Cooney

Charities now see corporate partnerships as good for stability, says report

Charities now see corporate partnerships as good for stability, says report

This year's C&E Corporate-NGO Partnerships Barometer says all the charities go into partnerships for financial support, but 79 per cent say they also do so for long-term security

We must offer longer-term funding, says Minister for Civil Society

We must offer longer-term funding, says Minister for Civil Society

Baroness Barran tells Third Sector that government commissioning will be a key priority

Public twice as likely to be positive about fundraising as they are negative

Public twice as likely to be positive about fundraising as they are negative

A survey by the Institute of Fundraising finds that 41 per cent of respondents are positive about the profession, with 18 per cent saying they are negative

Number of charity leaders on BAME index more than doubles in a year

Number of charity leaders on BAME index more than doubles in a year

There are more charity names on the BAME 100 Business leaders list than before, but the organisation that puts the list together says more should be done

GoFundMe closes crowdfunding page for anti-LGBT protesters

GoFundMe closes crowdfunding page for anti-LGBT protesters

The page was set up by people campaigning against teaching about LGBT relationships at Anderton Park School in Moseley

Big Issue vendors to accept contactless payments

Big Issue vendors to accept contactless payments

The anti-poverty charity is rolling out contactless card devices around the country after a successful pilot scheme

RNLI planning to cut 135 jobs as efficiency saving

RNLI planning to cut 135 jobs as efficiency saving

The charity is consulting on losing 95 full-time jobs and 40 temporary positions that won't be continued or filled

Fundraising agency set up by Home founders goes into administration

Fundraising agency set up by Home founders goes into administration

150 jobs will go at the Hope & Will, which was set up in March after the collapse of Home Fundraising

Nick Wilkie to step down as NCT chief executive

Nick Wilkie to step down as NCT chief executive

He is taking over parenting roles from his wife, who is going back to work, according to an agreement between the two

Projects responding to global challenges offered shares of £50,000

Projects responding to global challenges offered shares of £50,000

The Small Charities Challenge Fund has been established by the Department for International Development after a two-year pilot

Whistleblowing body offers free pilot project to charities

Whistleblowing body offers free pilot project to charities

Protect, itself a charity, wants up to 40 charities that have 50 or more staff to assess the strength of their whistleblowing cultures with its 360 Benchmark tool

TK Maxx raises £32.5m for CRUK in 15 years

TK Maxx raises £32.5m for CRUK in 15 years

On the anniversary of the partnership, the retailer promises to fund a new CRUK brain tumour centre for children and young people

Advertising Standards Authority bans 'misleading' Peta advert

Advertising Standards Authority bans 'misleading' Peta advert

The animal cruelty charity ran bus adverts in February that claimed 'wool is just as cruel as fur', but the advertising watchdog has ruled that the two industries cannot be compared

Addaction staff vote to strike over pay dispute

Addaction staff vote to strike over pay dispute

Thirty-one support workers in Greater Manchester say they were assured they would receive pay rises in line with those of NHS employees

'One of the fathers of charity legacy management' dies aged 69

'One of the fathers of charity legacy management' dies aged 69

Crispin Ellison was life president and a founding member of the Institute of Legacy Management

Child abuse charity suspends former chief executive as spokesman

Child abuse charity suspends former chief executive as spokesman

The National Association for People Abused in Childhood has suspended Peter Saunders while it investigates newspaper allegations of a 'drunken sexual encounter' with a childhood sexual abuse survivor in 2008

Funding of £3m available to support 'dream projects' by charities

Funding of £3m available to support 'dream projects' by charities

The funds come from the People's Postcode Lottery and grants of up to £1.5m are being offered

Citizens Advice 'too slow to make progress on diversity', says chief executive

Citizens Advice 'too slow to make progress on diversity', says chief executive

The charity opened an investigation after a piece of its training guidance was criticised on social media for being 'horribly racist'

Scottish government creates rural social enterprise hub

Scottish government creates rural social enterprise hub

As well as creating the hub with a £27,000 grant, the government has given out 17 grants totalling £1m to charities and social enterprises

RNLI faces 'perfect storm' of rising demand and falling donations, says chief

RNLI faces 'perfect storm' of rising demand and falling donations, says chief

Mark Dowie says the lifeboat charity will have to cut costs and fundraise more efficiently as income falls by £7.2m