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Fundraisers too bound up by red tape, says Unicef fundraising director

18 Sep 2014 | Emily Corfe

Fundraisers are too bound up by red tape which prevents them from innovating, an audience of senior fundraisers heard this week.

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Fundraisers too bound up by red tape, says Unicef fundraising director

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Charities should be 'critical friends' to their corporate partners

Charities should approach corporate partnerships as “critical friends” if they are going to change business practices for the better, the audience at a launch event for C&E Advisory’s latest Corporate-NGO Partnerships Barometer heard.

Teenage Cancer Trust reveals £5m Stephen Sutton legacy

Teenage Cancer Trust has announced it intends to spend the £5m raised by Stephen Sutton to fund new specialist cancer units, train more researchers, and enable more young people than ever to benefit from its services.

Man jailed for stealing £300,000 of donations meant for Help for Heroes

A man has been jailed for four and a half years for stealing £300,000 donated by the public who believed it would go to military charity Help for Heroes.

More charities are securing corporate partnerships totalling £10m a year

Partnerships between companies and charities are increasingly longer-term, higher-value and more strategic, according to a report by the consultancy C&E Advisory.

With comments like those, maybe he should resign.

» Brooks Newmark: charities should keep out of politics

Credit: Manchester Fire Department Twitter

JustGiving has said that donations going to an appeal for the Manchester Dogs’ Home following an arson attack has doubled its previous record for the highest number of donations per hour.

Guide Dogs' legacy advert

Guide Dogs increased its fundraising income by 8 per cent to £71.4m last year, but spent more than £31.2m generating it – a rise in its fundraising costs of nearly 28 per cent.

WaterAid's To be a Girl appeal raises £2m

WaterAid’s To be a Girl campaign has raised £2m – which will be doubled to £4m by the government’s UK Aid Match funding scheme.


Civil Society Media's Carys Pugh takes part in the #icebucketchallenge

One-sixth of Britons say that they have taken part in an ice bucket challenge, while one in ten said they donated to charity as a result of the challenge, according to a new poll out today.

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