Ruth Ruderham

Prince Charles announces launch of new international charity

30 Nov 2015 | Tania Mason

A new international charity launched last week to deliver the work of the Prince's Trust overseas, and has announced Ruth Ruderham as its fundraising director.


Prince Charles announces launch of new international charity

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Is fundraising really under attack, or is it just fair criticism?

Is fundraising really under attack? Mark Flannagan says the sector is big and diverse enough to take honest criticism, and be better.

Sir Stuart criticises charity leaders' 'insufficient concern' over fundraising

Sir Stuart Etherington has restated his criticism of trustees and chief executives for their role in this summer’s fundraising scandals, calling for renewed efforts to improve governance.

Star Wars

Barnardo’s, Make a Wish, a Samaritans branch and the Damilola Taylor Trust are amoung 15 charities that will benefit from a fundraising campaign linked to the new Star Wars film.

Using the ‘tampon tax’ to fund women’s charities is a patronising move from government

You can’t plug the gap in funding for charities tackling domestic abuse against women with the tampon tax, says Alice Sharman.

The move to longer term funding is great; this is one of the biggest complaints we get from the young people that we work with; they often ask "why is it that as soon as they get a project/activity that we like and benefit from, it gets taken away."

» Paul Hamlyn Foundation unveils new grants strategy

Olive Cooke’s data sold or traded 43 times by charities, claims Independent

Olive Cooke, the 92-year-old poppy seller whose suicide triggered a crisis in fundraising regulation, had her details sold on or traded at least 43 times by charities, according to an Independent article.

Over 40 per cent of people less likely to donate because of ‘aggressive fundraising’ stories, study says

Over 40 per cent of adults say they are less likely to give to charity after reading recent stories of “aggressive fundraising” tactics in national newspapers, according to a poll published today.

Sue Ryder shops offer Black Friday discounts

Sue Ryder is trialling ‘Black Friday’ discounting in some of its shops this weekend for the first time, and is believed to be among the first charity retailers to take part.

George Osborne

The Independent and Evening Standard saw donations to their charity Christmas appeals double yesterday, after an announcement by Chancellor George Osborne in yesterday’s spending review.

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