15 May 2014
The 2014 London Marathon is on track to raise more than £53m for good causes and break the Guinness World Record for the most charity fundraising at a single annual event for the eighth year running.
The tremendous power of a Stephen Fry tweet was again felt by children’s communication charity I CAN after a Twitter post about the organisation’s Adopt-A-Word campaign caused the website to crash.
Institute of Fundraising chief executive Lindsay Boswell had been lobbying for changes to the Centre for Charitable Giving’s funding system since before the centre was set up, he has revealed after resigning from the organisation’s board.
WRVS has established a fraud response team with representatives drawn from four different departments in order to tackle the changing nature of fraudulent activity going on both inside and outside the charity.
Half of UK charities say their income has not changed in the past year, while a further 30 per cent have experienced a drop of less than 10 per cent , according a new survey by accountants Baker Tilly.
Surely it's for each organisation to decide whether contract delivery fits with their ethos and business model.
Lindsay Boswell has left the Centre for Charitable Giving and Philanthropy, frustrated by a lack of funding for fundraising-related research, and will set up his own thinktank within the Institute of Fundraising.
Remember A Charity has launched a new campaign targeting professional will providers just as a law firm warns solicitors against providing free wills for charity.
The Information Commissioner’s Office is to come under pressure to clarify rules on telephone fundraising following a summit in late November.
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