#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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BIG puts Navca straight on Reaching Communities fund

The Big Lottery Fund has denied an accusation by Navca chief Kevin Curley that the promised capital funding stream for community buildings will merely be part of the £100m Reaching Communities fund.

PFRA wades in to Norwich chugging row

The Public Fundraising Regulatory Association has called for meetings with Norwich City Council officials after reports that face-to-face fundraisers are causing concern among local businesses and shoppers.

Sick Kids Friends Foundation warns on redundancies

The Sick Kids Friends Foundation has confirmed the possibility of redundancies as it reviews its failed New Pyjamas campaign.

Anything other than fundraising is not 'just a cost'

I once worked in a charity that bought everyone badges saying ‘I love fundraising’ and tried to instil in all employees the belief that they shared responsibility for fundraising. But there are risks in fundraising enthusiasm.

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

Is 1 per cent the magic number?

Giving is indeed a numbers game. But what number? Nick Hurd wants to bring giving levels up to 1 per cent but hasn't got any plans. What the sector needs is a five-a-day type campaign for philanthropy.

Should charities use chuggers or cold-calling?

It’s unfair for people to complain about 'chuggers' or charity telephone fundraisers - charities have as much right as any other form of business to solicit interest.

FRSB chair to meet charity call centre over tabloid allegations

Colin Lloyd, chair of the Fundraising Standards Board, is to seek a meeting with Pell & Bales, a call centre popular with UK charities, following allegations in a Sunday tabloid about its telephone fundraising methods.

UK universities consider higher fees as US institutions’ fundraising drops

Universities may have to raise tuition fees in order to maintain teaching standards, according to research released last week.

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