15 May 2014
The 2014 London Marathon is on track to raise more than £53m for good causes and break the Guinness World Record for the most charity fundraising at a single annual event for the eighth year running.
A simple, low-cost idea inspired by the message of Lent, resulted in donors giving up £245,000 to Christian Aid, as Anne Phipps
As Virgin Money Giving prepares to enter the online fundraising marketplace, Celina Ribeiro looks at developments in the subsector and what it may mean for the future of online fundraising.
Spot on Lucy, if a charity doesn't have a clear ambition, its absence will infect every fundraising ask they make. And that's daft.
Devon Air Ambulance has more than 17,000 weekly raffle players, bringing in a significant proportion of the trust’s voluntary income. Caroline Creer discusses how out-of-fashion standing orders have been key to raffle growth.
WRVS built on its history of strong volunteer support to develop a raffle and broaden its individual giving income. With volunteers on board, Michael Dent tells how fundraisers convinced the rest of the charity to increase its raffle programme which is now its most successful individual giving stream.
Charity shops increased their profits by 4.1 per cent in the past year, according to the Charity Shops Survey 2009 While the gross income of the 69 shop chains in the sample fell by 3.1 per cent to £526.1m, their costs fell even further, by 4.9 per cent to £414.6m, leaving a collective profit of £111.5m. Charity shops have now increased their profits for four years running, and in eight of the last 11.
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