Archive for July, 2014

31 Jul 2014

UK Community Foundations‘ Partnerships Director Kate Stewart features in the Guardian as lead commentator on tackling inequality locally. In a year when our economy is supposed to be growing, poverty in the UK has rarely been out of the headlines. Many people are still struggling to pay energy bills, buy food and maintain rent or mortgage payments. Official […]

29 Jul 2014

It is the last year of Community First, the £80 million Government funded programme, which runs until March 2015. Donations from individuals and companies can attract match funding from the Government through the Community First Endowment Match Challenge. For every £1,000 given, the Government will match it with £500. In the 2013/14 financial year, the […]

21 Jul 2014

In his recent article as Chair of UK Community Foundations, David Sheepshanks CBE, writes about the power of sport and communities across the UK: I am fortunate to have been involved at the top end of sport, and particularly football, for over 25 years so I have been able to see at first hand just how […]

17 Jul 2014

17 July 2014   The Charity Commission has published revised guidance on setting up and registering a charity. It is hoping that the new format will encourage people to think carefully about alternative options before setting up a charity, such as supporting an existing organisation with the same aim or setting up a named donor […]

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