15 May 2014
Charities are becoming “extraordinarily disconnected” from donors and supporters who do not understand the work they do, Ian Theodoreson, chair of the Charity Finance Group and chief financial officer of the Church of England, said last week.
Cancer Research UK has been named the official charity of next year’s London Marathon and hopes to raise £2.5m towards its work.
Provisional results from JustGiving show that runners at yesterday’s Virgin Money London Marathon have so far raised £16.8m for over 1,300 causes through the site.
The NCVO pay panel addresses a problem that doesn't exist -- setting up a straw man to beat to a pulp -- and has by its mere existence made it seem that a deep, dark scandal is brewing within the charitable sector. It would have been far better to greet phony media muck-raking with the scornful silence it deserved. Thanks for nothing, folks.
The government has rejected calls to introduce a central database of gift aid declarations, which many in the sector say would simplify the system and increase take-up of the tax-free giving scheme.
The Office for Civil Society has given £500,000 to community foundations operating in some of the areas worst affected by flooding to help the aid effort.
11 Apr 2014
A fifth of charity professionals say increasing media scrutiny of the sector is having a negative impact on their fundraising, according to the latest Managing in a Downturn survey published today.
Charities have adopted a “Primark approach” which means they do not ask for large enough donations, the chair of the Institute of Fundraising said yesterday.
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