Emily Burt

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Charities worried about finances and funding as cost-of-living crisis bites

A survey of 250 charities found four in five charities are most concerned about running costs

Jenni Anderson and Amy Leonard

Youth charity founder and chief executive to step down after 15 years

Amy Leonard will be replaced by Jenni Anderson, who has served as acting chief executive since January

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Oxfam staff to vote on strike action after rejecting pay offer

Charity staff could walk out for the first time in Oxfam’s 81-year history if staff vote to take action over pay

Cancer Research UK refreshes brand to align scientific mission with human impact

Chief executive Michelle Mitchell told Third Sector the changes were based on insights from supporters, service users and staff

Dhivya OConnor

Dhivya O’Connor announced as chief executive of Cherie Blair Foundation for Women

O’Connor joins the foundation from her role as interim chief executive of The Girls Network

Disability charity changes name and rebrands to become more recognisable

The Motability Foundation said that, despite a major expansion in grant-giving, just 2 per cent of its audience named it as a disability charity

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£44m legacy gift contributes to 8 per cent income jump at Cancer Research UK

The charity’s accounts show an overall increase in income thanks to fundraising support

Teresa Jennings

Youth charity confirms next chief executive

Teresa Jennings joins the Brathay Trust after an eight-year tenure at the health and social care charity n-compass

Billy and his dog, Mabel

Teenage fundraiser hopes to beat ‘boy in the tent’s record for homelessness charity

13-year-old Billy originally set out to hit a fundraising target of £150 for Emmaus UK

What does the cost-of-living crisis mean for the charity sector?

From food banks to community groups, demand is spiralling as the cost-of-living crisis bites – and the sector faces a crisis of its own. Emily Burt reports

Royal British Legion Industries appoints first female chief executive

Lisa Farmer will be the first woman to lead the military charity in its 100-year history

Third Sector Awards open for entry

The annual awards celebrate the work of charities and the difference they make to society

Adult literacy charity names new chief executive

Carla Priddon joins Read Easy UK after two decades in the charity sector

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The Great Run Company announces three-year fundraising partnership

The platform Enthuse will support the organisation’s portfolio of events, including the Great North Run

£1m fund available to London-based organisations tackling structural inequalities

The Civil Society Roots fund will provide grants of between £1,000 and £50,000 to community organisations

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Dogs, fossils and Wombles… get ready for the legacy boom

The weird and wonderful world of charity legacies is set to explode – and experts predict smaller, local organisations could be the biggest disruptors of the landscape

Volunteering charity TimeBank to close

The charity has struggled to adapt services and maintain necessary funding during the pandemic