Rebecca Cooney

Only 1 per cent of £200m of emergency government funding has been paid out to charities

Only 1 per cent of £200m of emergency government funding has been paid out to charities

The funding was announced by the government on 8 April as part of a package of support for the voluntary sector

TV historian steps down from Mary Rose Trust amid racism storm

TV historian steps down from Mary Rose Trust amid racism storm

In an internet video, David Starkey said slavery was not genocide because otherwise there 'wouldn’t be so many damn blacks in Africa or in Britain'

Regulator criticises Wimbledon Common trustees amid claims report was softened after legal threats

Regulator criticises Wimbledon Common trustees amid claims report was softened after legal threats

There is evidence a Charity Commission report on the Wimbledon and Putney Commons Conservators was toned down because one trustee threatened a judicial review

Arts Council's National Lottery Project Grants reopen on 22 July

Arts Council's National Lottery Project Grants reopen on 22 July

It has a funding pot of £59.8m to distribute before April next year

Charities can consider restarting public fundraising if it is safe, new guidance suggests

Charities can consider restarting public fundraising if it is safe, new guidance suggests

Documents from the Fundraising Regulator and the Institute of Fundraising say, however, that it cannot be business as usual just yet

Help develop Third Sector's manifesto for the future of the voluntary sector

Help develop Third Sector's manifesto for the future of the voluntary sector

We are exploring what you believe most needs to change and how that can be achieved

Some former staff of collapsed fundraising firm paid less than 1 per cent of what they were owed

Some former staff of collapsed fundraising firm paid less than 1 per cent of what they were owed

Unsecured creditors submitted claims totalling more than £3.3m, but administrators had only £15,000 to share among them

National Trust to begin reopening gardens and parklands

National Trust to begin reopening gardens and parklands

The charity says 'a small number' of such locations will reopen from Wednesday, with more to follow over the coming weeks

Charity shops fear 'double whammy' of high donations and reduced staff, umbrella body warns

Charity shops fear 'double whammy' of high donations and reduced staff, umbrella body warns

The chief executive of the Charity Retail Association says shops that have been shuttered for weeks might face a 'deluge' of donations when they reopen for business

CAF award first 500 coronavirus grants

CAF award first 500 coronavirus grants

Applications for the fund, which opened in March, were suspended after CAF was inundated with funding requests

Hovis donates 50,000 loaves of bread to FareShare during lockdown

Hovis donates 50,000 loaves of bread to FareShare during lockdown

The charity has experienced a surge in demand since the beginning of the coronavirus crisis

Think tank proposes scheme to give charities access to legacy gifts during donors' lifetimes

Think tank proposes scheme to give charities access to legacy gifts during donors' lifetimes

NPC says the loan scheme could encourage more giving and would make legacies eligible for Gift Aid

RNLI calls on government to restrict beaches after online criticism

RNLI calls on government to restrict beaches after online criticism

The lifeboat charity says it is in an 'impossible situation' trying to keep lifeguards and the public safe as coronavirus restrictions ease

Bill allowing virtual board meetings passes first stage in parliament

Bill allowing virtual board meetings passes first stage in parliament

The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill would allow charities to hold remote AGMs, even if their constitutions forbid it

Macmillan expects to lose almost £100m this year, its fundraising director says

Macmillan expects to lose almost £100m this year, its fundraising director says

Claire Rowney tells Third Sector's online Fundraising Conference that the coronavirus pandemic will have a significant impact