#GivingTuesday signs up 400 partners with just over a month until the big day

#GivingTuesday signs up 400 partners with just over a month until the big day

31 Oct 2014 | Jenna Pudelek

Some 400 UK-based charity and commercial partners have now signed up to #GivingTuesday – a global campaign to inspire charitable giving.


#GivingTuesday signs up 400 partners with just over a month until the big day

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£5m worth of mini-grants bypass charities to young people

Thousands of mini-grants worth £300 will be given out to directly to young people through a new initiative which aims to address the negative stereotypes around young people in the UK this week.

Minister denies music licensing change will cost sector £20m

Minister for the third sector Angela Smith has been challenged to reveal the true cost to charities of the forthcoming music licensing changes, after she claimed in parliament that the predicted figure of £20m was “an overstatement”.

CTT solution allows compliance with new payment card rules

The Charity Technology Trust has partnered with BT to offer charities the first automated system for collecting credit or debit card details via telephone that is certified as tier-one compliant with the card payment industry's data security standards.

Bmycharity folds after making service free

Less than six months after announcing it would revolutionise online fundraising by offering its service for free, fundraising sponsorship website Bmycharity has announced it is to shut down after failing to raise enough funds.

Surely a more accurate one-line representation of this study is that 6 out of 10 people DO stop for charity fundraisers?

» Four in ten UK residents walk away from charity fundraisers

Crisis or opportunity? The case for mergers

It is interesting to see that Crisis are yet again in merger discussions. The number of mergers we are seeing in the sector can only be a good thing even if they are driven by necessity.

Winning ticket: Gambling legator bets on Oxfam

A series of betting slips left to Oxfam through a man’s legacy could land the charity over £300,000 in the next ten years.

Clic Sargent scores £3m from Wetherspoon partnership

Pub chain JD Wetherspoon staff across the United Kingdom have raised over £3m over the course of an eight-year partnership with Clic Sargent.

BHF installs point of sale system in its 600 charity shops

British Heart Foundation, owner of the UK’s second largest charity shop chain, has chosen to install Toshiba Tec’s ST-A10 TouchPOS system in its 600 stores.

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