Rebecca Cooney

Power to Change launches £4.2m funding scheme for new homes

Power to Change launches £4.2m funding scheme for new homes

Community groups can apply for grants of up to about £50k for new-build and refurbishment projects

Small development charities can apply for DfID grants up to £50k

Small development charities can apply for DfID grants up to £50k

The Small Charities Challenge Fund is open to charities with annual incomes of less than £250,000

Lottery body finds no reason to withhold £500k grant from transgender charity

Lottery body finds no reason to withhold £500k grant from transgender charity

The National Lottery Community Fund was criticised by The Sunday Times for making the grant to Mermaids

Memorial fund established in honour of late Leicester City owner

Memorial fund established in honour of late Leicester City owner

The Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha Foundation has launched the Gift Of A Wish fund, offering a total of £610,000 for any charity, with priority given to projects in the East Midlands or Leicestershire areas

Small Charities Coalition launches charity set-up tool

Small Charities Coalition launches charity set-up tool

The tool, charitysetup, helps to guide people through the process and to register with the Charity Commission

Fundraising agency cuts deal to pay off £650,000 debts after restructure

Fundraising agency cuts deal to pay off £650,000 debts after restructure

The telephone fundraising agency has entered into a company voluntary arrangement and warns that traditional high-volume telephone fundraising has had its day

Children's hospice cites Brexit uncertainty as factor in potential job losses

Children's hospice cites Brexit uncertainty as factor in potential job losses

Twelve jobs are under threat at Birmingham-based Acorns, which has 315 staff in total, with a loss of income from its charity shops also causing problems

Charities will have 21 days to act on suppression requests from 1 March

Charities will have 21 days to act on suppression requests from 1 March

Charities currently have 28 days to deal with requests made through the Fundraising Preference Service, but are being brought in line with the Data Protection Act, says the Fundraising Regulator

Institute of Fundraising publishes free guide to telephone fundraising

Institute of Fundraising publishes free guide to telephone fundraising

The IoF says the telephone can be crucial to building and strengthening relationships with supporters

Dental health charity warns of premium-rate phone scam

Dental health charity warns of premium-rate phone scam

The Oral Health Foundation says fraudsters have been giving out premium-rate numbers that connect to the charity's helpline, with some users running up large bills