ACEVO in the News

Published: Wednesday 1 March 2017 - 12:30

A summary of ACEVO's recent media presence

One in five UK charities 'struggling to survive'

The Guardian.com (Web), Main, Unattributed, 28/02/2017

place in 2017 Brexit Britain Read more Most also plan to increase their social media presence, invest in new digital and online systems and introduce new methods of giving .Vicky Browning, chief executive of Acevo, said the invaluable contribution made locally and nationally by charities is not always recognised by the public or fully appreciated by government. She said

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Chief executives warn 18% of charities are struggling to survive

UK Fundraising (Web), Main, Unattributed, 28/02/2017

voluntary sector and acknowledge the pressures charities are facing if we are to get the full benefit of charities' experience and expertise in the uncertain times ahead."   Vicky Browning, Chief Executive of ACEVO , concurred, saying:  "The Social Landscape Report provides evidence that charities are facing a perfect storm of rising demand and decreasing funds in

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One in five UK charities 'struggling to survive'

Yahoo! UK and Ireland (Web), Main, Unattributed, 28/02/2017

so in the next 12 months. Most also plan to increase their social media presence, invest in new digital and online systems and introduce new methods of giving . Vicky Browning, chief executive of Acevo, said the invaluable contribution made locally and nationally by charities is not always recognised by the public or fully appreciated by government. She said

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Almost one in five charities `struggling to survive'

Civil Society (Web), Main, Unattributed, 28/02/2017

climate, a challenging economy and public sector funding cuts and are getting on with the job of improving people's lives and making a positive difference in the years ahead." Vicky Browning, chief executive of Acevo, said: "The Social Landscape report provides evidence that charities are facing a perfect storm of rising demand and decreasing funds in a time of

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Almost a fifth of charity chiefs think their organisations are struggling to survive

ThirdSector (Web), Main, Unattributed, 28/02/2017

said they had or would be reducing front-line services.  Ten per cent of respondents said they had plans to merge with another organisation over the coming year.  Vicky Browning, chief executive of Acevo, said the report "provides evidence that charities are facing a perfect storm of rising demand and decreasing funds in a time of challenging economic

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Chief execs report charities increasingly under pressure

Charity Times (Web), Main, Unattributed, 28/02/2017

increase their social media presence. Seventy-nine per cent planned to invest in new IT and online solutions and 59 per cent were eyeing new methods of giving. Acevo chief executive Vicky Browning said the report was evidence of a "perfect storm" of rising demand amid increasingly restricted resources and "volatile" public trust. "It is essential that local and national government

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Muslim Charity leaders criticise government for sidelining the sector

Civil Society (Web), Main, Unattributed, 23/02/2017

the reporters who propagate fake news about Muslim charities see what we do," he said.  He said the sector should "be proud of our contribution".  Presenting an award, Sir Stephen Bubb, who is a patron of MCF, said that Muslim charities were a key part of countering terrorism and extremism and "part of that is building community leadership".

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Kirsty Weakley: Hostility to Muslim charities is getting worse

Civil Society (Web), Main, Unattributed, 23/02/2017

by the political situation and disgusting behaviour from members of the public.  On a positive note, the event showed the whole charity sector at its best, with sector luminaries Sir Stephen Bubb, Sir Stuart Etherington, Vicky Browning and others demonstrating a clear solidarity with Muslim charities and celebrating their achievements.  But there was a noticeable, and significant, absence.

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Nothing changes if nothing changes

CharityComms (Web), Main, Unattributed, 20/02/2017

and well done to all the charity volunteers, local communities, supporters and staff who contributed. CharityComms was a partner in this initiative and with the charity and social leaders' network ACEVO, the Institute of Fundraising and the Charities Aid Foundation, we published Charity Today 2017, a fresh analysis of the collective impact of charities across the UK.  We're all

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The changing face of charities

Business Network (East Midlands Chamber), Main, p. 30, Unattributed, 02/12/2016

and with reducing public funding set to continue, charities are having to explore new fundraising options over the coming year to remain sustainable.' To put this into context, a 2014 ACEVO Charity Leaders Network survey suggested that '88% of charities surveyed experienced a rise in demand for their services and 89% envisaged that demand rising again next year. But less

 

New Charity Governance Code to trigger trustee effectiveness

B Daily (Web), Main, Unattributed, 14/02/2017

‘Good Governance – a Code for Voluntary and Community Sector' is a framework to support good governance. This was first published in 2005 by the Code Funding Group:· ACEVO (Association of Chief Executives of Voluntary Organisations)· ICSA (Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators)· NCVO (National Council for Voluntary Organisations)· SCC (Small Charities Coalition – merged with Charity Trustee Networks

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New Charity Governance Code to trigger improved trustee effectiveness

Punchline (Web), Main, Unattributed, 13/02/2017

- a Code for Voluntary and Community Sector' is a framework to support good governance. This was first published in 2005 by the Code Funding Group:  • ACEVO (Association of Chief Executives of Voluntary Organisations)  • ICSA (Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators)  • NCVO (National Council for Voluntary Organisations)  • SCC (Small Charities Coalition

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