Get behind the grassroots for your New Year’s Resolution

kamsandhu —  December 30, 2014 — 1 Comment

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Every year over sixty-four billion pounds is given to registered charities in the UK. The charity sector has become big business, and incredibly there are now over 1,000 charities with an annual income of over £10 million a year. And as competition for money gets tougher, the larger groups continue to take a larger piece of the pie.

Smaller groups struggle to get heard over the big brand charity names, but there’s good reason why they’re worth backing.

The government lures groups to register as charities with tempting benefits such as claiming tax back on donations. But once you’ve become a registered charity you’re restricted by Charity Commission rules, which are being tightened all the time to prevent groups seeking real change. Most larger charities take government and corporate money making them puppets of the very systems that create inequality and…

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One response to Get behind the grassroots for your New Year’s Resolution

  1. 

    “You never change things by fighting the existing reality.
    To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.”

    ― Buckminster Fuller

    For e.g:
    http://permacredits.com/

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