14 May 2015
Fundraisers are going further than ever before to encourage sponsors to part with cash, according to research from Virgin Money Giving.
Organisers of the London Marathon will be pressed to address some of the problems faced by small charities in accessing and profiting from event at a meeting they have agreed to hold with the Foundation for Social Improvement.
Face-to-face fundraising is often seen as a job taken up between jobs - short-lived and of relatively limited use in terms of career development. Not so, says Rory White, who speaks to a number of former street fundraisers who have moved on to fundraising positions within charities.
Quarter two results highlight the importance of income from grants and fees as voluntary income continues to slide, reports Diane Sim.
Scope has begun its first foray into leveraged fundraising with a scheme which will ask high net worth individuals for loans as well as donations.
A great loss to friends, colleagues and family, but also to the charity sector writ large.
The urge to stay fit would appear to be stronger than the impulse to give to charity, according to a year-long survey.
UK universities secured over £511m in philanthropic gifts in 2008-09, up from £430m in 2007-08, according to this year’s Ross-CASE survey on higher education philanthropic income.
The Big Give is launching another massive match funding scheme this year, partnering with sector specific organisations to raise a target of £20m for charities before Christmas.