25 May 2016
Direct debit lotteries are performing “much better in terms of attrition” than door to door and private site face-to-face donor campaigns, according to research released by Decaid Consulting.
Sales from the National Lottery hit a record of £7.6bn in 2015/16, with £1.9bn going to good causes, including around £760m going to the Big Lottery Fund.
Overall giving to charity fell by 5 per cent to £9.6bn in 2015, with medical research charities receiving the biggest proportion, according to the Charities Aid Foundation’s latest report.
A charity given government backing to run a fundraising platform paid half its income last year to its founding trustee's companies, causing the Charity Commission to offer it "advice and guidance".
Facebook is looking to roll-out its ‘donate’ button feature to all charity pages at some point this year, a fundraising conference was told last week.
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The chief executive of donation processing firm Valldata has confirmed that its management team has purchased the organisation from its private equity owners for an undisclosed sum.
Comic Relief has unveiled a new grants strategy to offer “flexible, agile and proactive” support to meet “increasingly complex needs” in the UK and overseas.
The FRSB has ruled that a breast cancer charity didn’t breach the Code of Fundraising Practice after a complaint was made over a £1 discretionary donation being added to a restaurant bill, according to the adjudication report published today.