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'Wacky' fundraising activities rise by more than 200 per cent, says Virgin Money Giving

24 Apr 2015 | Emily Corfe

Fundraisers are going further than ever before to encourage sponsors to part with cash, according to research from Virgin Money Giving.


'Wacky' fundraising activities rise by more than 200 per cent, says Virgin Money Giving

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Details of FRSB and PFRA collaboration on face-to-face complaints emerge

More details have emerged about what a collaboration between the Public Fundraising Regulatory Association and the Fundraising Standards Board will mean for collating face-to-face fundraising complaints.

Lindsay Boswell leaves Institute

After a decade in post, Institute of Fundraising chief executive Lindsay Boswell will leave the organisation to take up a new chief executive role at a charity.

GOSH and Sightsavers lead the way in online legacy fundraising

Great Ormond Street Hospital and Sightsavers have been named as the best exponents of online legacy fundraising, but there remains more to do for many other charities.

Cancer Research UK launches multi-media 'Giving News' campaign

Cancer Research UK will launch a multi-channel advertising campaign using real patients and clinicians to encourage the public to make a monthly donation.

A great loss to friends, colleagues and family, but also to the charity sector writ large.

» Daniel Phelan dies, aged 58

Volunteer Rights Inquiry moots volunteer complaints commission or ombudsman

The Volunteer Rights Inquiry has proposed setting up a volunteer complaints commission or a volunteering ombudsman in its interim report.

Bubblewrap meerkat most unusual charity shop donation

The most unusual item donated to charity shops in the past year was a one-foot-high meerkat called Alexander, made out of bubblewrap and sellotape.

Payments Council to hold meetings with sector on future of cheques

The Payments Council is to hold a series of meetings with the voluntary sector on the future of cheques and alternative methods of payments.

Donor care good, but donor value not maximised, finds survey

Fundraisers are confident that they are treating their donors well, but only one in four believe they are getting the maximum lifetime value out of their givers, according to research previewed today.

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