11 Feb 2016
A company with close links to Fundraising Initiatives Ltd, which went into administration on Friday, has applied to become a provider member of the PFRA and has won a contract with the National Deaf Children's Society.
Trust in charities is at its lowest point since 2007, with charities now less trusted than supermarkets, according to the latest edition of a regular survey of attitudes to charity.
New reserve powers will be put into a charities bill to give government powers to force charities to sign up to a fundraising self-regulator, and to introduce a statutory regulator if necessary, minister for civil society Rob Wilson said today.
He was just so nice - an over used word, but I can only ever see Daniel with a smile on his face. Genuine, wickedly funny, intelligent, oozing with foresight and interest.
A survey carried out by the Institute of Fundraising has found that 65 per cent of fundraisers think that once an individual is registered to the Fundraising Preference Service they should no longer receive “unsolicited communications”.
The Fundraising Standards Board has upheld a complaint made against Diabetes UK, finding that the charity, and its agency Listen, breached the Code of Fundraising Practice.
Charities are right to worry about many aspects of the Fundraising Preference Service, says David Ainsworth. But the sector must also accept that it is a direct result of poor fundraising practice.
Small charities reacted angrily when they heard the guest list for next week's fundraising summit. Hugh Radojev says their anger is justified, up to a point.