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Top of the charity pops 2014

17 Dec 2014 | Kirsty Weakley

Civil Society News is bringing you a festive countdown in the run-up to Christmas. On the tenth day Kirsty Weakley takes a look at some of the charity singles competing for the number one spot this year.

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Nine fabulous festive campaigns  from charities

Civil Society News is bringing you a festive countdown in the run-up to Christmas. On the ninth day Leon Ward picks his nine favourite festive campaigns this year.

Film of the week: Beer goggles at the Christmas party? by CRUK

As office Christmas party season is in full swing Cancer Research UK has released its Dryathlon campaign film.

Is Band Aid good for the charity sector?

Kirsty Weakley wonders if it is time for Band Aid to hang up their microphones or if there is still a place in the fundraising landscape for a 30-year-old charity song?

Katie Melua (image credi: Ernest Vikne)

Charities should select celebrity patrons carefully as being associated with a public figure who turns out to have a dark side can damage the charity's reputation, warns Cathy Pharoah.

Unfortunately the British public as a whole doesn't give two hoots about charities raising money effectively, they just don't want to have their preconceptions challenged.

» Face-to-face: the next act

More transparency is needed about how fundraising companies work with charities

Things got heated this summer as fundraisers rallied to defend telephone fundraising, but when things cool down will there be a joint effort to explain the technique to supporters? Jenna Pudelek ponders.

Making the connection – it's time to break down barriers and collaborate

You can't change the world single-handedly. So why are departments and charities set up to work to their own goals to the exclusion of each other? It's time for change, says Joe Jenkins.

Five charities using pedal power for fundraising

As the Tour de France began speeding through the country this weekend, Alice Sharman looked at five charities which embrace the nation's love of cycling as part of their fundraising campaigns.

Charities need to embrace risk

Taking on board a sensible amount of risk is not a crazy thing, says Alberto Lidji.

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