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Monday 06 July 2015


Kids Company chief executive Camila Batmanghelidjh steps down

Kids Company chief executive Camila Batmanghelidjh has stepped down amid reports the government has threatened to withhold funding unless the founder is replaced

ACEVO writes to Osborne with Summer Budget priorities

ACEVO has highlighted devolution, full employment, tackling extremism, and bringing the economy to surplus as key areas the voluntary sector can assist with ahead of the Summer Budget next week

Church Commissioners divest from oil and gas firm over ethical and environmental concerns

The Ethical Investment Advisory Group of the Church of England said SOCO International has failed to address its concerns and conduct an enquiry into its operations in and around Virunga National Park

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New youth charity to launch next year

The World Youth Organisation aims to create opportunities for young people in the realms of politics, media, charity, environment, sport, business and science

Academic and think tank propose new body for formulating fundraising standards

CSP director Adrian Sargeant has called for the creation of a Committee of Fundraising Practice, to mirror the standards-setting role played in advertising by the Committee of Advertising Practice

Umbrella bodies link up to produce new fundraising guidance

The guidance aims to help trustees and chief executives strike the right balance in fundraising. It is intended that it will complement the Charity Commission’s guidance

Protecting charities from abuse among key regulator priorities for 2015-18

Publishing its annual report and strategic plan for 2015-2018, the regulator also highlighted encouraging greater transparency and accountability in charities and operating as an efficient, expert regulator with sustainable funding among its aims

Minister launches Local Sustainability Fund

The fund will provide grants to around 250 organisations working in the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector over two years

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