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29 Jul 2014 | Emma Callagher

The Children's Society has been creating a digital culture. It hasn't been easy, but it has been worth it, says Emma Callagher.




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Battle for the ethical pound begins - a fight between old charities and social business?

It’s a well-worn warning, but social investment and ethical consumerism are entering a new era of strength in which charities will have to start compete for the ethical pound, rather than the charitable pound. Celina Ribeiro says the battle lines aren’t clear, but traditional charities need to pay attention.

Transparency - the buzz word that bites

Last week’s announcement that the Department for International Development will set up a watchdog for aid spending could portend a new statutory funding world order, says Celina Ribeiro.

A priority too far for NPC?

Nick Cater examines New Philanthropy Capital's Charities Data Act idea.

Time to invest in talent!

The sector is failing to grow its own fundraising leaders, says Lindsay Boswell. It’s time for charities to start investing in talent and stop being frightened of promoting people.

Few charities start claiming gift aid as soon as they are founded. To get 3 unblemished years, a charity has to have been going for at least 4 years, so why not make it easier all round and say that GASDS is available only to charities that have been running for 5 years and have not been convicted/penalised for fraud ?

» Gift aid small donation scheme is no gift for small charities

Is the MG Association's ad the oddest charity poster you have ever seen?

The cryptic 'Give Us A Smile' poster campaign by the MG Association offers a lesson to all charities: make clear what you're advertising or deal with a confused public, says David Burrows.

Institute, stay true to your guns on Right to Ask

Fundraisers are 'right to ask', and the Institute of Fundraising needs to take this message to the public, says Adrian Beney.

Vouchers for the homeless

While battling with the ethical do's and don'ts of donating to the homeless, a lightbulb lit in Tom Eeles' head and this is what he came up with...

Two coalitions to make it right

Has the UK got coalition fever? Daniel Fletcher considers what influence the recent political happenings have had on civil society and its gift aid potential.

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