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Charity Update 28 November 2012



United Kingdom

Charity Update 28 November 2012

12 November 2012

NAVCA and Locality call on Chancellor to create £150m fund

NAVCA and Locality send budget submission for funding to help micro social enterprise and local charities generate growth in the poorest areas.


13 November 2012

Donations to charity fall by 20%

Donations to charity fell by 20% in real terms during 2011/12. The public gave £1.7bn less to charity than the previous year.

Charities Aid Foundation

13 November 2012

Charity Commission publishes report on Cancer Care Foundation

The Charity Commission publishes statutory inquiry into Cancer Care Foundation.

Charity Commission

16 November 2012

Charity chairs "too relaxed" on board performance

Sir Stephen Bubb, CEO of ACEVO, has called on charity chairs to be more proactive in improving the performance of their boards rather than leaving this task to the charity's CEO


19 November 2012

Report on legacy giving

The campaigning charity Legacy10 launches a report at the request of the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, Maria Miller MP, that sets out 10 actions to encourage more legacy giving

Legacy 10

20 November 2012

Call for simplification of the Small Donations Scheme

The NCVO publishes a joint briefing with the Charity Finance Group, Institute of Fundraising and Charities Aid Foundation to Parliament calling for simplification of the Small Donations Bill.

National Council for Voluntary Organisations

23 November 2012

Cabinet Office launches £20m social impact bond fund

The Cabinet Office launches a new £20m fund to support the creation of up to 20 social impact bonds, as London and Essex are first to award social impact bond contracts.

Cabinet Office

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