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Joan’s been so preoccupied with planning the 10th anniversary celebrations for Age Aid, that she’s not paid much attention to the finances. 80% of Age Aid's funding currently comes from the local authority - and with the recent switch from grants to contract tendering, could Joan's nonchalance prove costly?
Animated story is 8mins, 44s.
What happens next? Watch Contract, what contract? part 2.
We asked charity sector leaders to watch the latest story and share their views.
Paul pulls out the themes raised in the episode. "The sector is seeing a shift in established networks."
Podcast is 2min, 5s.
Caroline identifies missed media opportunities for Joan and Age Aid. "It's important for charities to be bearing witness in the media to what's happening in communities."
Podcast is 2mins, 17s.
'Millcaster Tales' is more than just a charity soap opera; it provides a new perspective on the key issues we all face working in the third sector. The debate on the issues arising from each tale is as important as the tale itself. We hope that the videos of Millcaster Tales will encourage you to contribute to the discussions we're having on the main issues from each tale.
Joan has taken her eye off the ball regarding the tendering for funding. What should her first move be now?
What sort of opportunities have Age Aid missed on their anniversary?
Have you any experience of tendering against private companies?
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