The public want charities to be more involved in the climate change debate, particularly younger people, who believe the sector has a key role to play in the movement, a new poll has revealed.
Latest polling from the Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) found 46 per cent of people agreed charities are an important part of the climate change debate, while over half (51%) disagreed with the statement 'charities should not get involved with the climate change debate'.
Education charity Grove Mountain has wound up after the Charity Commission found claims it was using funds to build bathrooms and installing IT equipment in Caribbean schools could not be proved.
The regulator opened an inquiry into the charity in 2017, after a third party raised concerns about its financial arrangements. Money was gifted to the charity via collection boxes and donations from the public.
Employees at Amnesty International are set to vote on whether to strike as part of a dispute over redundancies.
In June, Amnesty International announced it was planning to cut 146 positions, which would result in 93 job losses.
Facebook fundraisers have raised over £1.6 billion for charities over a period of four years, the social media giant has announced.
Figures show more than 45 million people worldwide have donated to or created a fundraiser on Facebook since the launch of the Facebook fundraising tools in 2015 – double the amount reported in November last year.
Charity Times is calling for charity sector professionals to nominate up to two people who deserve to be among the sector’s 25 most influential leaders.
To celebrate its 25th anniversary this year, Charity Times is seeking to celebrate the success of the charity sector as a whole by asking readers to help identify the 25 most influential leaders within the sector.
The Royal National Lifeboat Institute (RNLI) has seen a ‘sharp increase’ in donations, despite being subject to criticism from the Mail on Sunday over the weekend.
A no-deal Brexit is not off the table and charities must make sure they prepare for it as a possible outcome, the National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO) has warned.