10 Mar 2014
The damage to fundraising caused by the Daily Telegraph's stories on charity salaries was highlighted yesterday by Martyn Lewis, chair of NCVO, who said five British Red Cross donors withdrew their standing orders as a result.
HMRC and the National Audit Office yesterday both claimed charity sector support for their opposing views on whether charitable donations have risen as a result of gift aid.
Funders need to look deeper than the headline figures when trying to understand the financial stability of a charity, according to a new report from NPC.
A greater proportion of Britons donate to charity in an average month than nationals of any other developed country in the world, according to a global survey of generosity released by the Charities Aid Foundation.
The Scottish government has launched a £1m fund for community organisations to buy new vehicles to either scale up transport services or replace older vehicles.
I would support the involvement of stakeholders in the debate on pay but it does also need to involve chairs as they are the ones who understand the realisties of hiring the quality of staff that charities need to prosper.
Organisations involved in face-to-face fundraising need to do more to contextualise the industry if the market is to avoid further scandals, warned the managing director of Home Fundraising.
The Disasters Emergency Committee has raised £1.3m through text donations for its Philippines appeal in less than three weeks, almost the same amount it raised through texts over three months for its 2011 East Africa Appeal.