Fundraising ethics has ignored beneficiaries, says Rogare white paper

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19 Sep 2016 | Kirsty Weakley

Academic theory on fundraising ethics has ignored beneficiaries and focused too much on donors, according to the latest Rogare white paper.


Fundraising ethics has ignored beneficiaries, says Rogare white paper

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House of Lords

Lord Rooker has said that charitable trusts should not see their capital as “sacrosanct” and that the House of Lords Committee on Charities might recommend that foundations should be forced to spend a certain amount.

Fundraising Regulator has received over 150 complaints from the public so far

The chief executive of the Fundraising Regulator has confirmed that it has received over 150 complaints from members of the public since it officially launched in July.

True and Fair Foundation to host £50-per-ticket fundraising variety evening

The True and Fair Foundation, which has previously been criticial of large charities' spending on fundraising, is charging £50 or £100 per ticket to a charity variety concert, which is raising money for four small charities.

Military charities accused of sensationalising post-combat stress to get more donations

The chief executive of Walking with the Wounded has told The Times that some military charities “sensationalise” the effects of post-traumatic stress disorder on returned veterans in order to raise more money from the public.

The move to longer term funding is great; this is one of the biggest complaints we get from the young people that we work with; they often ask "why is it that as soon as they get a project/activity that we like and benefit from, it gets taken away."

» Paul Hamlyn Foundation unveils new grants strategy

Rob Wilson writes to over 8,000 solicitors calling for more legacies in wills

The minister for civil society has written to 8,000 solicitors in England, Wales and Scotland, encouraging them to highlight the opportunity of leaving a gift to charity in their client’s wills as part of Remember a Charity week.

Sir Stuart Etherington

Charities should only call people who have specifically given their permission to be contacted by them, the NCVO working group on opt-in fundraising has recommended.

What can charities learn from CATS?

Kirsty Weakley takes a closer look at a campaign that has been hitting the headlines.

Foundations increase grantmaking to £2.7bn

Foundation grantmaking has increased despite pressure on incomes, according to this year’s annual Foundation Giving Trends report.

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