11 Feb 2016
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.
Is fundraising really under attack? Mark Flannagan says the sector is big and diverse enough to take honest criticism, and be better.
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.
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.
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."
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 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 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.
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.