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Hays Recruitment Specialists has elected to extend its partnership with Marie Curie Cancer Care for another year after raising £380,000 over two years, exceeding targets by £250,000.
Regular donors to arts, environmental and overseas charities are more likely than others to include a legacy in their will, but that does not mean the charities they have supported throughout their life will necessarily benefit from them after their death.
Two new schemes have been introduced to try to help charities raise more money via face-to-face fundraising. Gift Fundraising has issued all its street fundraisers with handheld computers (PDAs) following a test for Scope, which saw gift aid declarations rise by almost 10 per cent over a two-month period as a result of using the device.
My understanding from what is being reported in the sector media is that potential donors won't even KNOW they are potential donors under this mad policy. I am urging all of my colleagues nationally as well as here in the Salisbury charitable community to send letters to their MEPs immediately.
While many feared that the Telephone Preference Service would spell the end of telemarketing, the humble telephone remains a strong tool for donor acquisition - and stewardship. Gordon Michie muses on the resurgence of the charity phone call.
WSPA is a global animal welfare organisation with partners in over 140 countries, but until recently it only fundraised in nine. Chris Williams explains why it embarked on an aggressive new market expansion programme to recruit monthly donors around the world.
While charities have the best intentions, they are not always in the best position to solve the problems that affect the industry as a whole.
Confidence in the sector is beginning to fall. Donors are more cynical than ever when it comes to trusting charities to spend their cash effectively. Is there anything fundraisers can do about it? Steve Andrews asks the question