Cancer Research UK

Cancer Research UK

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London
EC1V 4AD
T: 020 7242 0200
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www.cancerresearchuk.org

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If the shoe fits - the rise of restrictive giving

Traditionally, dictating where one’s donation is spent was the  preserve of deep-pocketed major donors. Now the privilege  is being demanded by lower-level donors too. Celina Ribeiro  explores the trend and the charities which are accommodating, and benefiting, from it.

Cancer Research UK wins Tesco charity of the year

The UK’s biggest supermarket chain has chosen the UK’s biggest charity by voluntary income as its charity of the year partner for 2012.

'Social currency' website launched

A website that rewards users with a ‘social currency’ for sharing, volunteering or donating to charity launched earlier this week. 

Legacies: Sluggish growth over the last ten years

Benchmark analysis shows that there is very little progress in growth of legacies bequeathed to charities.

Interesting to note that around 30,000 more people volunteered in the sector, but is this 'real volunteers' or did they have to 'volunteer' to keep food on the plate!

» Charity sector workforce grows by almost 30,000

Meet the funders: Ladbrokes in the Community

This gambling company is looking for local partnerships and evidence of impact. A simple 'thank you' wouldn't go astray either.

Cancer Research UK to claim gift aid in its shops

Cancer Research UK will install a cloud-based electronic point-of-sale scheme to enable it to claim gift aid in its shops, in a bid to raise £18m over the next five years.

Professor Adrian Sargeant

A report following the closed-doors Growing Philanthropy Summit has called for the abolition of payroll giving, compulsory membership of the FRSB and for the Impact Coalition to be merged with the charityfacts website and properly funded.

The growth of medical research charities over 15 years

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month so in this edition we have decided to take a look at the top-ranking medical research charities in the Charity 100 and Charity 250 Indexes and examine how their income levels have fared over the last 15 years.

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