Celina Ribeiro

Celina Ribeiro

Commissioning editor, Fundraising magazine, Civil Society Media

Celina is the commissioning editor of Fundraising Magazine and contributor to Civil Society News. She has been at the publication since June 2008.

Previously Celina worked as a freelance feature writer for newspapers and magazines in Australia and the UK, working for publications including the Sydney Morning Herald, The Age and the New Statesman. Celina was also a Ken and Yasuko Myer Fellow in 2004, which saw her intern at Manilla-based newspaper, the Philippine Daily Inquirer.

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Treasury consults on new technology for cheques

Four years after the proposal to abolish cheques was thwarted, government has opened a consultation into bringing cheque technology into the 21st century.

Changes to European rules could reduce text giving, Institute warns

Potential changes to European rules on mobile payment processing could hinder SMS donations, according to the Institute of Fundraising. 

Dawn Austwick, chief executive of BIG

Dawn Austwick, new chief executive of the Big Lottery Fund, has urged charities to carve a niche for themselves within the social investment market, warning them not to be frightened of the funding mechanism.

Big Lottery Fund new chief exec moots open data sharing of grant info

The Big Lottery Fund’s new chief executive is toying with the idea of sharing the data and insights provided by its grant applicants and recipients in an “open data” format so as to improve grantmaking across the board.

When the National Lottery first started there was considerable debate on whether it should be used to support the health services, it looks to me as if the public are now voting with their feet and their money.

» National Lottery ‘losing £1m a week’ to Health Lottery

A year in review: Shawcross' debut year at the Commission

On 1 October 2012, William Shawcross took up the role of chairman of the Charity Commission. Civilsociety.co.uk reviews his first year at the helm of the regulator.

Clic Sargent celebrates supporters as income rises £1m

Clic Sargent has pledged to make ‘one million thank-yous’ this Thursday to the supporters who helped it raise an additional £1m over the past year.

Analysis: Beneath the charity CEO salary scandal - what the figures show

Following yesterday’s exposé of the salaries at the 14 aid charities which make up the Disasters Emergency Committee, Celina Ribeiro investigates the charities' accounts and finds a more nuanced story.

Number of charity shops in London rise 16 per cent in two years

The number of charity shops in London increased at a rate of nearly one a week over the past two years, according to figures included in a new report.

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