The Innovation in Giving Fund is a £10m fund established by the Office for Civil Society and NESTA looking to support ideas with the potential to deliver a significant increase in the giving and exchange of time, assets, skills, resources and money. Follow all the latest news from the Fund here.
As part of our work with Cabinet Office on increasing giving, Nesta is working with a range of innovative projects using online collaboration to benefit communities. Solar Schools is one of the crowdfunding projects we've been working with, and the first to be featured in this mini blog series.
Today Women Like Us, with backing from the Innovation in Giving Fund, has launched a free online portal that connects mothers who need career help to professional women who want to share advice and expertise.11.04.2013
Last week Chuka Umunna, the Shadow Business Secretary, called for the UK to adopt a US initiative 'Small Business Saturday', which once a year urges consumers to shop at local independent stores. And in a poll taken by the Guardian last week, an overwhelming majority of respondents (83%) thought it was a good idea.08.01.2013
And so it arrives, the end of the year. Traditionally a time of pausing for reflection, wool gathering the events of the previous twelve months and trying to piece together a picture of what’s been achieved…10.12.2012
The report today from the Charities Aid Foundation is an important contribution to the work to increase giving amongst younger people.21.09.2012