Sweet charity : the role and workings of voluntary by Chris Hanvey, Terry Philpot

By Chris Hanvey, Terry Philpot

This booklet specializes in the ever-changing global of charities: the abilities had to deal with, fundraise, run a profitable lobbying crusade or allure new paintings and how within which united kingdom charities will more and more function in a eu environment.

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The larger ‘donor’ organisations had the widest range of activities and the widest variety of funders. Along with community-based organisations, they had the largest and most complex management committees—formed through a mix of election, co-option and appointment. The not-for-profits were the largest organisations and most likely to cover an area wider than the locality. ‘Donor’ organisations providing residential services had the oldest age profile in the sample. While the vast majority of ‘donor’ and community organisations defined themselves as part of the voluntary sector, a third of those providing residential care preferred to call themselves part of a notfor-profit sector.

It is likely that 20 Stuart Etherington this debate will continue to be important in the voluntary sector over the next five years. In conclusion, it is difficult to predict exactly how the voluntary sector will react to the changes I have described in this chapter. What we clearly see is that there will be no substantial growth in the funded sector into the next millennium. The economy will grow at a relatively limited rate. It is unlikely that government will increase the level of taxation. Individuals will expect over the next five years to pay for more things which previously the state had provided.

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