A second year of funding has been agreed for the Charity Digital Code of Practice, following research that found charities still have a ‘long way to go’ in progressing digitally.
The Code, which was created to provide charities with practical advice on using digital to increase impact, sustainability and skills, was launched in November 2018 following a consultation and input from across the sector.
The Charity Commission has delivered some damning conclusions about the Oxfam Haiti scandal, with implications for the wider sector, in a highly-anticipated report published today.
The charity regulator has issued an official warning to Oxfam GB, with trustees ordered to submit an action plan by the end of June, setting out how the charity will implement outstanding actions and recommendations required by the commission.
Starfish Asia is a British based charity, with an annual turnover of £500k. We are looking for a Chief Operating Officer, with a view to becoming the CEO, to take the charity forward. The charity's aim is primarily to support schools in poor Christian communities in Pakistan, working in conjunction with local partners.
The Sir Richard Stapley Educational Trust provides hardship grants to mature students of proven academic merit and in financial need studying in the UK. The Trustees are seeking a part-time administrator to take over responsibility for all aspects of the day-to-day management of the Trust. Previous experience, ideally in the charity and/or education sectors, and a good understanding of charity regulations and finance is essential.
Ben Uri is a registered charity and operates within the art museum sector. It focuses on the following core areas: 1] BURU – Ben Uri Research Unit recording the Jewish and immigrant contribution to British visual culture since 1900. 2] Exhibitions on site, online and touring 3] The Ben Uri Collection 4] BUAD – Ben Uri Arts and Dementia Institute which is charged with
developing fully researched, accredited art interventions for the elderly living at risk of, or with, dementia.
We are currently seeking trustees with fundraising experience for charities and community groups in the arts. We require an individual with experience of sponsorship and finding sponsors that provides synergy to our current community works including people with special needs and learning difficulties.
Expert training for charity governance professionals. ICSA: The Governance Institute is committed to the promotion of good governance across the third sector. As charities face greater scrutiny of their legal and regulatory responsibilities, ICSA is there to impart the skills and knowledge professionals need to make the right strategic choices and enable their organisations to thrive in a more complex operational environment.
Your role will be to lead and guide your management team and these services so that they adapt and develop in response to current need, best practice in service provision, and are able to meet the challenges to financial sustainability presented by the external environment. At the same time you will be open to the development of new services.
We are a regional charity with national ambitions, providing award-winning services, with world-leading projects underway.
The successful candidate will be ambitious, with skills and experience to shape a fundraising programme for a charity looking to spread its wings. Developing major donor and corporate partnership programmes, and overseeing our trusts and grants programme together with enhancing our community fundraising.
War on Want is seeking an experienced financial professional to become a Trustee and join the Council of Management in providing financial oversight and advice in the role of a voluntary Treasurer. This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced finance or auditing professional to participate in a dynamic and passionate team.
Charity leaders should initiate a sector-wide discussion about bullying and workplace culture; and every charity should nominate at least one trustee and one senior manager to lead the organisation’s approach to staff workplace wellbeing, according to a new report.
The report, In Plain Sight, published by ACEVO and the Centre for Mental Health, assessed the experiences of bullying among 524 respondents to an online survey; and 20 people with whom the researchers conducted in-depth interviews. All examples of bullying occurred within registered charities in England and Wales during the past five years.
Teenage Cancer Trust has appointed Dr Louise Soanes as its new director of services.
Soanes, who is currently Teenage Cancer Trust Nurse Consultant at University College London Hospitals (UCLH), will replace the charity's interim director of services, Tanya Curry, in the Autumn this year.
The Labour Party has launched its civil society strategy, which includes pledges to increase grant funding for charities, repeal of the Lobbying Act; and create a Charities Leadership Programme designed to increase diversity among charity leaders.
The 2018 Charity Times Annual Conference set out to provide delegates with insights into how key decision makers can work to lead their charities through difficult times, whilst taking the opportunities that present themselves.
The ‘WannaCry’ global ransomware attack this May brought cybercrime into the limelight, affecting thousands of organisations. As a result of the attack, the Charity Commission said the third sector had to do more to protect itself. What more can charities do?