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A pandemic, an economic crisis: What can foundations, philanthropists, and funders do?

Julia Unwin, Thursday, 10th September 2020 -  This is the first in a global series of articles in which people all over the world will share and contextualise the role of foundations, philanthropists and funders in their own countries.

£10 billion funding gap causes chaos in UK charity sector

Luke Michael, Monday, 24th August 2020 -  Almost six in 10 UK charities say they are likely to cut back services amid the coronavirus crisis The COVID-19 pandemic is set to cost the UK charity sector 60,000 jobs with many organisations

Viral challenge sweeps the UK to help struggling charities

Luke Michael, Saturday, 2nd May 2020 -  Children, athletes and celebrities are among those taking part in the 2.6 challenge The coronavirus has devastated the UK charity sector, with thousands of fundraising events cancelled

99 problems but raising money ain’t one

Luke Michael, Saturday, 18th April 2020 -  A 99-year-old retired army captain has raised more than $23 million for UK health workers A UK World War II veteran has become an unlikely fundraising hero during the coronavirus pandemic,

Easter celebrations the eggs-emption to the COVID-19 lockdown

Luke Michael, Saturday, 11th April 2020 -  All around the world, people are determined to stop coronavirus from ruining Easter  COVID-19 has disrupted almost every facet of society in 2020, but it seems not even a global pandemic

UK fundraising plagued by persistent gender pay gap

Luke Michael, Monday, 16th March 2020 -  Women make up 76 per cent of fundraisers in the UK Female fundraisers in the UK are disproportionately missing out on leadership roles and experience a 14 per cent gender pay gap, new

Boris Johnson announces UK aid review

Luke Michael, Monday, 2nd March 2020 -  The PM says the new aid policy will serve the best interests of the British people  The UK has launched the biggest review of its foreign aid policy since the end of the Cold War. Prime Minister

UK expert calls for a new age of responsible fundraising

Luke Michael, Monday, 2nd March 2020 -  Ken Burnett wants to change the prevailing way that fundraising is looked at in most organisations Australian fundraisers need to shift their focus and utilise the power of storytelling

Award-winning UK social enterprise rescued from the brink of collapse

Luke Michael, Monday, 24th February 2020 -  The social enterprise has helped visually-impaired people work since 1854 One of the UK’s oldest social enterprises has been saved from collapse after a deal was struck to protect

Push for UK government to help charities measure their impact

Luke Michael, Monday, 17th February 2020 -  Charities could soon have access to free impact measurement resources A UK MP wants to create a new body to help charities measure their impact, which he hopes will make it easier for

UK fundraising sector vows to fight climate change

Luke Michael, Friday, 11th October 2019 -  The Institute of Fundraising says all charities have a responsibility to deliver change Fundraising charities in the UK are being encouraged to refuse donations and step away from

UK charity slammed for long-running management failures

Luke Michael, Monday, 30th September 2019 -  Trustees of a UK housing charity have come under fire for failing to report the death of a resident and receiving unauthorised payments. The UK Charity Commission has sanctioned and
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