"The fundraising community simply doesn’t reflect the communities we serve or our population; the fundraising profession is predominantly white and female, whilst in the top charities boards only 6.3% are from BAME backgrounds. We’ve known of the problem for a while, but it is now time to take action."
"January is the month of New Year resolutions and it seems that a common one to make is the decision to go out and volunteer for a charity. It’s a great impulse.
"Without the free time given by us all, this sector would not exist and would not be providing the valuable services that it delivers."
For the last two years, the Weston Charity Awards Small Charity Leaders survey has provided a barometer of the confidence and concerns of small charities.
Applications are open for the 2019 Weston Charity Awards. Run by the Garfield Weston Foundation with Pilotlight, the awards provide twenty winning charities with a year of leadership coaching along with £6,500 in unrestricted funding.
Frontline charities working in the fields of community, welfare and youth with incomes under £5 million in the North of England, the Midlands and in Wales can apply. Applications close on 11 January 2019.
Four of the UK’s larger housing organisations have joined forces to launch a new funding initiative specifically aimed at backing charitable organisations and socially-minded businesses.
Cancer Research is the most valuable charity brand in the UK, according to a new ranking.
Charities from around the UK have faced an average of five cyber-attacks in the past 12 months, new research has revealed.