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'Wacky' fundraising activities rise by more than 200 per cent, says Virgin Money Giving

24 Apr 2015 | Emily Corfe

Fundraisers are going further than ever before to encourage sponsors to part with cash, according to research from Virgin Money Giving.


'Wacky' fundraising activities rise by more than 200 per cent, says Virgin Money Giving

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Push for small charities at London Marathon meeting

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.

Where are they now? Face-to-face alumni

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.

Swings and roundabouts: Charity 100 Index June 2010

Quarter two results highlight the importance of income from grants and fees as voluntary income continues to slide, reports Diane Sim.

Scope seeks loans with donations in venture philanthropy pilot

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.

» Daniel Phelan dies, aged 58

Giving more expendable than gym membership, survey finds

The urge to stay fit would appear to be stronger than the impulse to give to charity, according to a year-long survey.

Institute, stay true to your guns on Right to Ask

Fundraisers are 'right to ask', and the Institute of Fundraising needs to take this message to the public, says Adrian Beney.

University fundraising tops £500m

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.

Big Give match fund aims for £20m

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.

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