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Nick Hurd MP, the Shadow Minister for Charities, Social Enterprise and Volunteering, has said that there are “very strong” distinctions between social enterprises and charities.

Speaking at the Social Enterprise Conference...


Charities supported by venture philanthropy charity Pilotlight show an average growth in turnover of 54% two years after the end of their work with Pilotlight. 

In its 2008...


Not-for-profit organisations have a chance to benefit from up to £6m in interest-free loans through The Bank of Scotland Social Entrepreneur Awards.

The Bank of Scotland is offering two awards, one...


The Carnegie UK Trust has launched two projects that are designed to engage civil society groups in the challenges of climate change.

One project aims to develop a guide that will...


Boris Johnson has appointed Chris Robinson as chief executive of the Mayor’s Fund for London.

Robinson previously ran Off the Streets and into Work (OSW), a London-based charity that has helped...


The third sector should work more closely with the state and with business to endure the economic downturn, says Stuart Etherington.

Etherington, chief executive of the National Council for Voluntary Organisations...


Million pound donors favour higher education institutions, health charities and international aid/development organisations, according to the ‘Coutts Million Pound Donors Report’, published this week.

The report found that of the 193...


The winners of the inaugural Arabia Corporate Social Responsibility Awards were announced last month.

The awards were designed to show that corporate social responsibility (CSR) is...


Four-fifths of the world’s largest companies release corporate social responsibility (CSR) information as part of their reporting.

The ‘KPMG International Survey on Corporate Responsibility Reporting’ is based on a sample of...

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The Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) has reported a 17% increase in donations year-on-year.

More than £1m was given every day through CAF to more than 45,000 charities in...