Celina Ribeiro

Celina Ribeiro

Commissioning editor, Fundraising magazine, Civil Society Media

Celina is the commissioning editor of Fundraising Magazine and contributor to Civil Society News. She has been at the publication since June 2008.

Previously Celina worked as a freelance feature writer for newspapers and magazines in Australia and the UK, working for publications including the Sydney Morning Herald, The Age and the New Statesman. Celina was also a Ken and Yasuko Myer Fellow in 2004, which saw her intern at Manilla-based newspaper, the Philippine Daily Inquirer.

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Charities 'need to defend their fundraising methods'

Charities that operate best practice need to defend their fundraising methods more stridently to turn the tide of public opinion back in their favour, say Stephen Cotterill and Celina Ribeiro.

It's less about creating new fundraising rules, and more about enforcing the ones we've already got

The fundraising sector has responded to the controversy over Olive Cooke by tightening its standards, says Celina Ribeiro. But it would be more useful to talk about how to enforce existing rules and stop bad practice.

Stephen Cotterill

In the wake of widespread criticism about fundraising methods it's time for the sector’s most influential fundraisers to exert their influence, says Stephen Cotterill.

Donors love to see charities collaborate

Fundraising is more than the sum of its parts, but sometimes bringing many parts together can be a good thing, says Celina Ribeiro.

When the National Lottery first started there was considerable debate on whether it should be used to support the health services, it looks to me as if the public are now voting with their feet and their money.

» National Lottery ‘losing £1m a week’ to Health Lottery

From social to CRM – What’s on fundraiser’s minds?

Data. It’s on every fundraiser’s radar. But in the face of ever more data being generated, what do fundraisers actually need? Celina Ribeiro reflects on yesterday’s Fundraising First Thing debate about data in fundraising

Is social media finally starting to work for fundraisers?

Beyond #charitytuesday and ‘nipnominations’, social media is finally starting to make a difference for fundraising, says Celina Ribeiro.

Charity brands are spreading good news, and that's good too

Its positive that more charities are accentuating the positive, says Celina Ribeiro.

How 'I wish I had breast cancer' could have gone further

The 'I wish I had breast cancer' campaign might be controversial, but it should have also been comprehensive, says Celina Ribeiro. 

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