7 Oct 2014
Action for Children is planning to boost its investment in fundraising in a bid to offset the vagaries of public sector contract funding.
Most charities would prefer to “moan and whinge about how hard life is” rather than innovate to drive social change, the chief executive of Scope told an audience of social investment specialists yesterday.
The chief executive of the children’s charity Kids Company has said that it is at risk of closure unless it receives “proper government funding”.
Labour politicians last night unveiled a series of priorities for the voluntary sector, including a drive to increase grant funding, on the opening day of the party’s national conference.
The Motor Neurone Disease Association has raised £6.8m from the viral fundraising craze the ice bucket challenge, while Macmillan raised £4.5m.
It is incredibly important that charities raise larger concerns about broader issues, rather than only focusing on the immediate situation.
The Disasters Emergency Committee and its member agencies raised £102m through two appeals in the last year, according to its latest annual report.
A quarter of a billion pounds has been raised by London Marathon runners in the past five years, according to event sponsor, Virgin Money.
A new fundraising showcase website has been launched this week to give fundraisers better access to resources.
Charities have driven down the cost of giving, meaning it’s never been cheaper to change the world. Mark Phillips explains why it’s a problem.
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