Francis Maude delivered a speech at an Institute of Directors ‘Big Society and the City’ event at Portcullis House on 20 February 2012.
The Cabinet Office and NESTA today announce the first 15 investments to be funded from the £10million Innovation in Giving Fund.
The Government is today calling on voluntary, business and public sector organisations to play their part in running National Citizen Service (NCS) schemes in a market that could be worth up to £110 million by 2014.
Beneficiaries of a new £30 million fund to help transform and modernise local charity support services have been announced today by Nick Hurd.
Half a million children and young people will be now able to access an online advice service as a result of investment from a Big Society Fund.
A new Co-operatives Bill, announced today by the Prime Minister David Cameron, will provide new rights for public sector workers to create mutuals and own a stake in their success.
Francis Maude gave a speech on Big Society and Localism on 17 January 2012.
Nick Hurd today launched the new Community First endowment, which aims to raise £150 million to secure the future of local community projects in England.
People recognised include those supporting the Big Society by making a real difference to their local community through volunteering, fundraising, social action and philanthropy.
£3.1 million from dormant bank accounts will be invested in new projects to support local communities, Nick Hurd, Minister for Civil Society, said today.