18 Sep 2014
Fundraisers are too bound up by red tape which prevents them from innovating, an audience of senior fundraisers heard this week.
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 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.
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.
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.
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 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 campaign has raised £2m – which will be doubled to £4m by the government’s UK Aid Match funding scheme.
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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