Dogs Trust breached Code of Fundraising Practice, rules FRSB

Dogs Trust breached Code of Fundraising Practice, rules FRSB 5

7 Jun 2016 | David Ainsworth

The Fundraising Standards Board has found that the Dogs Trust breached the Code of Fundraising Practice after agency NTT made a call on the charity’s behalf to a potential donor registered on the Telephone Preference Service.


Dogs Trust breached Code of Fundraising Practice, rules FRSB

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Charities seek meeting with civil society minister following his criticism of grants

A group of charity umbrella bodies has written to Rob Wilson, minister for civil society, asking for a meeting in the wake of his comments last month that grants are an “unsustainable” form of funding.

Survey finds that 76 per cent of people have made a purchase from a charity shop in the last year

A new survey has found that 76 per cent of respondents supported a charity by making a purchase from a charity shop over the last 12 months, according to research by PolicyBee.

Fundraising Regulator will ask charities to pay up to £10,000 a year

The Fundraising Regulator has today published a discussion paper on its the levy and registration fees, which will see charities pay up to £10,000 a year, with small charities paying proportionately more than large ones.

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