Breast Cancer Campaign breached IoF Code of Practice over fundraising call, FRSB rules

Breast Cancer Campaign breached IoF Code of Practice over fundraising call, FRSB rules

29 May 2015 | Alice Sharman

A phone call made on behalf of Breast Cancer Campaign twice breached the Code of Fundraising Practice, and potentially breached the Data Protection Act, a Fundraising Standards Board adjudication has ruled.


Breast Cancer Campaign breached IoF Code of Practice over fundraising call, FRSB rules

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Grayling: government will act to stop ‘gross exploitation’ of elderly people following Olive Cooke case

The government will "bring forward measures to address issues in the charity sector" following the death of poppy seller Olive Cooke, leader of the House of Commons Chris Grayling has said.

 Dispatches considers second investigation into charity fundraisers

Channel 4 current affairs programme Dispatches is considering another investigation into fundraising, following allegations in the national press that 92-year-old Olive Cooke was "hounded to death" by charities.

Do awareness weeks work?

While awareness weeks in the voluntary sector might seem somewhat 'old fashioned', a flexible PR approach can still ensure their effectiveness, explains Macmillan's head of media Emma Guise of Macmillan.

FRSB promise interim report into Olive Cooke in next two weeks after receiving 300 complaints

The Fundraising Standards Board has published the terms of reference for an investigation into both the case of Olive Cooke and wider fundraising practices, and promised an interim report in early June.

He was just so nice - an over used word, but I can only ever see Daniel with a smile on his face. Genuine, wickedly funny, intelligent, oozing with foresight and interest.

» Daniel Phelan dies, aged 58

British Heart Foundation

A British Heart Foundation campaign to fund new research into heart defects has raised £25m over the last four years, the charity announced today.

One-fifth of charities surveyed do not accept donations through their own websites

Some 20 per cent of charities do not accept donations via their own websites, and 38 per cent are not able to receive text donations, according to a report from Barclays.

Charities invited to participate in 24th annual Charity Shops Survey

Charities with retail operations are now invited to respond to the 24th annual Charity Shops Survey, the most comprehensive study into the state of the shops sector.

Oxfam GB appoints new director to grow major donor fundraising

Oxfam GB has appointed a new director in a bid to grow income from what it called “high value” partnerships.

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