10 May 2016
With two weeks left to vote in Fundraising Magazine’s 50 Most Influential survey, early leaders have begun to emerge, including Tanya Steele of Save the Children, Stephen Dunmore of the Fundraising Regulator, and Paul Stein of MQ.
Brooke, the charity for working horses and donkeys, has rebranded and launched a new website after discovering that 75 per cent of people who tried to use its old website gave up before making a donation.
HM Revenue & Customs has refuted as "nonsense" allegations that it has changed its position on gift aid donations, after it was criticised over plans to make donors complete a "pre-donation questionnaire".
Fundraising Magazine’s 50 Most Influential poll is open for voting until 20 May.
I am not against more effective regulation but the driver for this regulation must be based on sounder footings than just to appease the media because the media will be back with negative stories regardless.
A plan to introduce a “pre-donation questionnaire” for supporters before they can make gift aided donations online has been criticised as “completely ridiculous” and damaging to giving.
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.
Rebecca Williams, director of development at the Tate, died earlier this month aged 44.
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.