The Community Foundations has collectively distributed £1 billion to help support local charities.
The milestone was announced today, on Local Charities Day, which was designed by the DCMS to highlight the work of small charities that are making a difference in their communities.
The Insolvency Service has been accused of treating Camila Batmanghelidjh’s involvement in the collapse of the Kids Company like a ‘modern-day witch trial’.
The Charity Commission has launched an investigation into the Darren Wright Foundation, a Bristol-based disability charity, after complaints were made that the charity’s funds were inaccessible.
The City of London Corporation’s funder, City Bridge Trust, has awarded grants worth some £2.5 million to 34 charities tackling inequality and disadvantage across the capital.
Charities missed out on a staggering £1.5 billion in donations last year due to high bounce rates on mobile devices, new analysis has revealed.
The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport has been criticised for its inclusion of a clause in the Tampon Tax Fund guidance that restricts charities from using the grant to campaign.
Charities could increase donations by almost 50 per cent if the were more transparent about how money is spent, according to blockchain start-up Giftcoin.
A survey of over 2,000 consumers conducted by the firm found that by opening up, charities could increase donations and develop a closer relationship with their donors.