Two-thirds of the public don't trust charities to use their data properly

Two-thirds of the public don't trust charities to use their data properly 2

30 Aug 2016 | Fundraising | Hugh Radojev

Two-thirds of the public and more than half of existing donors do not believe that charities will only contact them if they have given explicit consent, according to unpublished survey data from NCVO.


Two-thirds of the public don't trust charities to use their data properly

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True and Fair Foundation told to change its governance arrangements

The Charity Commission has told the True and Fair Foundation to change its governance structure following several complaints about the charity.

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Save the Children launches £1m fundraising appeal for search and rescue boat

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 National Trust income tops £500m for first time

The National Trust income has risen to £522m this year, according to its recently published annual report and accounts.

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