Commission revised fundraising guidance too fast, says NCVO

Commission revised fundraising guidance too fast, says NCVO

12 Feb 2016 | Hugh Radojev

The Charity Commission revised its guidance on fundraising too fast, and does not properly explain its own role in the new regulatory structure, NCVO said in a consultation response submitted yesterday.


Commission revised fundraising guidance too fast, says NCVO

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It is nonsense to say that charities are under attack, fundraisers hear

It is “nonsense” to respond to criticism about charities by saying the sector is under attack, an audience of fundraisers heard yesterday.

Lynda Thomas

Trustees should be involved in raising money for their charities so they can see how difficult it is, the chief executive of Macmillan told the Fundraising Live conference today.

Lord Grade announces membership of Fundraising Regulator board

Lord Grade, chair of the Fundraising Regulator, has today announced the eight people who will make up its board.

Small charity representatives claim they could be unfairly hit by FPS

Small charities could be cut off from their supporters because people will use the Fundraising Preference Service without thinking of local organisations, according to a document handed to the chair of the FPS working group.

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.

» Daniel Phelan dies, aged 58

The Times

The Times today accused Friends of the Earth of “altering documents” and “deceiving” the Charity Commission, but the regulator said its guidance had not been contravened, and the charity described the story as "nonsense".

JustGiving raises £1m through WhatsApp shares in less than a year

JustGiving users who arrived at the site from WhatsApp have donated £1.175m since the giving platform added the ability to share pages via the messaging app in April.

Sector bodies launch campaign to promote government grants for charities

The Directory of Social Change, Charity Finance Group, Children England, Navca and the Lloyds Bank Foundation have come together to launch the Grants for Good campaign, to promote government grants going to charities and voluntary groups.

Fundraising campaign to help fictional character raises £20,000 for Refuge

A JustGiving page started by a fan of The Archers has raised over £20,000 in three days for domestic violence charity Refuge in response to the Helen Titchener abuse storyline. 

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