Charities 'must continue to fight for the right to influence policy'

Charities 'must continue to fight for the right to influence policy'

20 Oct 2014 | Jenna Pudelek

Civil society organisations must not give up the fight to influence policy and governments, the international executive director of Greenpeace has said.


Charities 'must continue to fight for the right to influence policy'

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Islamic Relief Worldwide income falls by £18m

Islamic Relief Worldwide has seen its income drop from £100m in 2012 to £82m in 2013, according to the charity’s annual accounts.

Charity criticised after refusing to pay Ashya King’s parents' legal fees

Kids 'n' Cancer UK has been criticised for saying it will not pay the legal fees of the family of Ashya King, despite receiving £50,000 worth of donations for Ashya King’s cause, after the NHS said that it would pay for his treatment.

Save the Children Gaza ad

Storytelling has to be matched to a ‘big idea’, fundraising consultant Stephen Pidgeon has said.


The sector’s future funding model needs to be fit for purpose

Cathy Pharoah examines whether the voluntary sector's funding model is fit for purpose. This article is part of a series on the future of the voluntary sector being published by Civil Society News ahead of the publication of  a collection of essays by Civil Exchange.

Surely a more accurate one-line representation of this study is that 6 out of 10 people DO stop for charity fundraisers?

» Four in ten UK residents walk away from charity fundraisers

Blackbaud launches online giving platform for individual fundraisers

Blackbaud has launched its online giving platform, everydayhero, for fundraisers in the UK in a bid to give its 350 Heroix users access to a wider pool of fundraisers.

National Insurance 'should be an eligible tax for gift aid purposes'

A report released today by nfpSynergy has called for National Insurance to be treated as a tax for gift aid purposes, so that more people will eligible for gift aid.

Charities 'are not building relationships with donors'

“Our donors are victims of fundraising processes,” Giles Pegram told delegates at the International Fundraising Congress in the Netherlands yesterday.

Save the Children, Superheroes

Children from around the world were asked to describe an imagined encounter with a "superhero", in a touching new video from Save the Children.

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