Funding & Finance

Help for Heroes cash for horse riding charity

​Latest funding award for HorseBack UK in Aberdeenshire takes total awarded to over £1 million

23rd March 2017 by Paul Cardwell

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Don’t dupe the public: private firms’ “charity” collections curbed

Private house-to-house collection companies must be up front about how much they are giving to charity – or face the full force of the law

23rd March 2017 by Graham Martin

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Spectacular light show to promote Marie Curie appeal

Edinburgh’s St Andrew Square was lit by over 2,100 illuminated handcrafted daffodils to promote the charity’s Great Daffodil Appeal

22nd March 2017 by Paul Cardwell

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What charity trustees need to know about investing

Lianne Lodge explains how charities can learn from the mistakes of others and make sure their investment portfolio reflects their charitable purpose

20th March 2017 by TFN Guest

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Cancer Research UK to move to opt in communications from July

1 July announced as cut-off date when charity will only contact people who have gave it permission to do so

17th March 2017 by Paul Cardwell

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ScotRail partnership could be worth £150,000 to MND Scotland

MND Scotland has been selected as the charity partner of the Scotrail Alliance for the next three years

17th March 2017 by Paul Cardwell

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Exclusive: OSCR blamed for bankrupting charity - and leaving founder suicidal

​Probe by charity watchdog blamed for award-winning charity's rapid demise

14th March 2017 by Robert Armour

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Kiltwalk fundraisers urged to take event seriously

Glasgow Warriors stars join Miss Scotland and put on their kilts to make rallying call for charity event

13th March 2017 by Paul Cardwell

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Revealed: the councils using your pension cash to invest in fossil fuels

Campaigners say pensions are at risk from unethical investments - to the tune of £1.7bn

13th March 2017 by Robert Armour

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£2 million boost for Scottish charities

​BBC Children in Need has announced the first of seven funding awards to be made this year

10th March 2017 by Paul Cardwell

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Funding doubled for dyslexia charity

Funding for a charity supporting children with dyslexia is being doubled

9th March 2017 by Graham Martin

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UK budget: “thin gruel” for Scots third sector

Scotland's third sector responds to today's budget statement

8th March 2017 by Robert Armour

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UK charities profit from new donation platform

More charities using Apple Pay to make donating easier

8th March 2017 by Robert Armour

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Opt-in vs opt-out - is it really either or?

Skip Fidura on the opt-in, opt-out dilemma facing charities

8th March 2017 by TFN Guest

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New £2bn fund must reach charities fast

​Massive windfall from dormant assets must be shared equally across UK as soon as possible says leading third sector body

7th March 2017 by Robert Armour

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Exclusive: Police post UK-wide alert warning against charity menace

Investigators urge charities to come forward over charity pest Gerry Freedman

3rd March 2017 by Robert Armour

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Desperate Housewives star Eva Longoria to visit Edinburgh for charity gala

Place2Be Scotland named as the local charity set to benefit from city's first Global Gift Gala

1st March 2017 by Paul Cardwell

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Lotto cash boost for culture and sport groups

103 community arts and sports groups to share £750,000

28th February 2017 by Paul Cardwell

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Charities lose hundreds of millions through missing will donations

Charities and solicitors urged to work together as only 3.8% of Scots leave a good cause something in their will despite 40% claiming they are open to it

28th February 2017 by Paul Cardwell

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