10 May 2016
HM Revenue & Customs has updated its guidance on digital gift aid, and said it will introduce a “pre-donation questionnaire” which supporters must complete before they can make gift aided donations online.
The Patron’s Fund, set up to organise celebrations for the Queen’s 90th birthday, has defended itself after being categorised a "red risk" by the Charity Commission.
The Information Commissioner’s Office is holding a free webinar for charities to explain its updated guidance on direct marketing.
The government has attacked “irresponsible and immoral practices” at some large fundraising organisations and said they have damaged the sector as a whole, in its response to a parliamentary committee report on fundraising.
The challenge isn't with telephone fundraising, direct mail or 'chugging' per se. The challenge is treating donors as people worthy of respect.
Britain’s wealthiest people gave away £2.66bn in the last 12 months, with Elton John and JK Rowling among the most generous celebrities, according to figures released by The Sunday Times.
The Charity Commission has said it is looking into allegations that Tower Hamlets Council has made £300,000 worth of payments to a charity that closed 16 years ago.
The charitable arm of the Tate gallery has outright refused to contribute the £15,000 set-up costs towards the Fundraising Regulator, becoming the first of the top 50 fundraising organisations approached to do so.
The Fundraising Regulator has today launched its new website as well as new logo and branding, as part of its move towards being fully operational by early summer.