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Nesta opens £250k fund to help children with social skills

Nesta opens £250k fund to help children with social skills

The foundation says it expects its Future Ready Fund to make grants of between £35,000 and £50,000 to charities, schools, social enterprises and businesses working with children aged 11 to 18

Think tank NPC appoints Vaughan Lindsay as chair

Think tank NPC appoints Vaughan Lindsay as chair

Lindsay, a former deputy chief executive of the NCVO, will replace Richard Atterbury in the new year

Government to set up £1.7m fund for Holocaust education charities

Government to set up £1.7m fund for Holocaust education charities

According to The Jewish Chronicle, the fund will be announced during Monday's Budget

Embed technology in services or go to the wall, warns digital expert

Embed technology in services or go to the wall, warns digital expert

Annika Small, head of the Centre for the Acceleration of Social Technology, tells Nesta's FutureFest conference that front-line organisations could go under if not helped to embed digital in their strategies

Corporate partnerships - Lego builds on a creative BookTrust partnership

Corporate partnerships - Lego builds on a creative BookTrust partnership

Following the success of the initiative, the toy manufacturer says it is open to finding new charities to partner with

Young people plan to be biggest Christmas donors

Young people plan to be biggest Christmas donors

A poll for the Charity Commission and the Fundraising Regulator finds that people aged 18 to 24 intend to give £31.29 on average, higher than for any other age group

Google changes rules for AdWord grants scheme

Google changes rules for AdWord grants scheme

The media giant says charities that don't get enough click-throughs could have their accounts closed down

Small Charities Coalition releases first Christmas advert

Small Charities Coalition releases first Christmas advert

The organisation wants to ensure that the work of smaller charities does not go unnoticed over the festive period

Grant-makers 'must use their brains as well as their financial muscle'

Grant-makers 'must use their brains as well as their financial muscle'

A paper from the Lloyds Bank Foundation and the think tank NPC says foundations and trusts should do better in terms of using their influence beyond making grants

Leicester cancer care charities to merge

Leicester cancer care charities to merge

Teenagers and Young Adults with Cancer and the Children's Cancer and Leukaemia Group, which both work from Leicester Royal Infirmary, will maintain their own branding