In Kevin Curley’s recent Third Sector commentary about what the Big Lottery Fund might be up to he referred to my work shadowing leaders of small charities, something he kindly kicked off for me back in 2008.
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Last year, when a national newspaper observed critically that I’d managed “over 3,500 tweets” and run up around £9,000 in travel expenses, it was my Twitter followers who immediately sprang to my
defence. “Thank goodness a CEO of a fund takes the trouble to engage with us directly and will bother to come and see what we are up to for himself,” was their response, made even before I’d had the chance to consider my own.
The Big Lottery Fund is gearing up for our BBC One debut Village SOS, a prime-time series that follows the journey of six BIG-funded rural community enterprises.
Village SOS we gave people in rural areas, with great ideas for
community-reviving businesses, the financial backing they needed to make
their dreams a reality. The winners of a very competitive process
didn’t just get cash but a TV crew to film the ups and downs of what