10 May 2016
HM Revenue & Customs has updated its guidance on digital gift aid, and said it will introduce a “pre-donation questionnaire” which supporters must complete before they can make gift aided donations online.
The government has attacked “irresponsible and immoral practices” at some large fundraising organisations and said they have damaged the sector as a whole, in its response to a parliamentary committee report on fundraising.
The Fundraising Regulator has today launched its new website as well as new logo and branding, as part of its move towards being fully operational by early summer.
We are pleased to announce that the Charity Retail Association has agreed to sponsor the next three years of the Charity Shops Survey, published by Charity Finance and Fundraising Magazine.
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."
Tribute donations for army captain, David Seath, who died on Sunday while completing the London Marathon, have reached a total of £138,306.
The charitable arm of the Tate gallery has outright refused to contribute the £15,000 set-up costs towards the Fundraising Regulator, becoming the first of the top 50 fundraising organisations approached to do so.
Heads Together, a partnership of mental health charities spearheaded by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry, has been announced as the Virgin London Marathon 2017 partner.