7 Oct 2014
The Motor Neurone Disease Association has raised £6.8m from the viral fundraising craze the ice bucket challenge, while Macmillan raised £4.5m.
I am in two minds about whether or not it is such an issue that cheques are being withdrawn. Being an old-fashioned kind of girl I still like to write the odd cheque so will be sad to see them go, but even I am prepared to pay with plastic or online nowadays.
In a world long past there were campaigning charities and there were ‘doing’ charities, and never the twain did meet. But in our brave new world, more and more charities are making campaigning a central part of their mission and messaging. Celina Ribeiro looks at what is behind the trend and what it means for fundraising.
The Institute of Fundraising will launch a new research body by April.
With comments like those, maybe he should resign.
Iain Duncan Smith has expressed support for a statutory funding philosophy based on social return on investment that he says could change the culture of national and local government.
Over half of volunteering organisations believe the new Vetting and Barring scheme will make it harder for them to recruit volunteers, according to research from Volunteering England.
The demand for philanthropic advisors by major donors has been steadily rising over the past few years, but how can charities work through the advisers to access their wealthy clients? Lena Schreiber lifts the veil over the world of philanthropy advice.
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