Funding news

Charities 'risk losing the fire in their belly'

Fears that the independence of charities is being undermined by government funding are soon to be discussed at a meeting of the executive committee of the Association of Charitable Foundations.

The concerns have prompted the suggestion that grant-making trusts might be most effective if they directed their grants towards activities, often by smaller charities, where statutory funding was not available.

Read the full ThirdSector article here: http://www.thirdsector.co.uk/Channels/Fundraising/Article/621743/bCharities-risk-losing-fire-belly/