Daily Archives: Monday, October 18, 2010

Hand-holding by the Office For Civil Society

The Office for Civil Society issued two short documents last week. There was a consultation about how it should take forward capacity-building in the sector, and a policy statement about building a stronger civil society. Does the policy document add greatly to the sum of human knowledge? Not really. It was mostly a recapitulation of… Read more »

Stereotyping beneficiaries can have adverse consequences, but let’s not get over-sensitive

So, 57 per cent of Third Sector readers do not agree that it is acceptable to stereotype beneficiaries when making fundraising appeals, according to last week’s online poll. And I have to say that I agree with this majority – to a point. First of all, I must say something in agreement with the findings… Read more »