Christian mission award winners announced at Lambeth Palace event

The winners of the third annual, national Christian Funders’ Forum (CFF) Awards were announced at a special ceremony held at Lambeth Palace on Thursday 17th November. This unique event identifies the very best of Christian mission projects run by churches and charities in the UK. It is supported by Christian grant makers in the UK such as the Joseph Rank Trust, Laing Family Trust and Lancaster Foundation, who together with other members grant more than £30 million a year to Christian work.  The awards ceremony is designed to highlight and celebrate the people behind these key projects, which are having great impact in their communities and cities around the UK and overseas. 

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Short survey for NI faith based organisations

Northern Ireland’s sector umbrella body NICVA is currently delivering infrastructure support for faith based organisations on behalf of the Department for Communities. As part of this work, they have produced a short survey for faith based organisations to complete, in order to understand the needs of these organisations and the work that they do with the wider community in Northern Ireland.

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Another try at simplifying Gift Aid donor benefit rules

HM Revenue and Customs has launched a further consultation on simplifying the Gift Aid donor benefits rules.

This follows an earlier consultation which ended May 2016 – it received 61 responses but didn’t get a clear consensus settling on a single reform proposal. Fundraising UK gives further background.

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