13 Nov 2014
Preserving the independence of foundations is essential to the future health of civil society, say Richard Jenkins and Keiran Goddard. This is one of a series of extracts from a forthcoming book of essays on the future of the voluntary sector, Making Good: The Future of the Voluntary Sector.
The Institute of Fundraising is launching a campaign to highlight the importance of cheques to charities following a proposal to phase out the payment form.
Charities Aid Foundation and the United Nations are running a two-week campaign on the London Underground to get people to donate to charities tax-efficiently.
More than £31.5m has been donated to the Disasters Emergency Commitee Haiti appeal, less than a week after launching the campaign.
Surely a more accurate one-line representation of this study is that 6 out of 10 people DO stop for charity fundraisers?
The Institute of Fundraising is mustering support for a sector-wide public-facing campaign that will reinforce the message that fundraisers have every right to ask for money on behalf of beneficiaries.
Charities could see a spike in giving from major donors following the top tax rate change in April.
A report last week predicting that giving could be boosted by £74bn by the introduction of two major donor-centric reforms has come under fire by consultant Joe Saxton.
Bullying UK has attacked fellow anti-abuse charity Beatbullying and schools minister Ed Balls for a week of "public relations disasters" which it says has damaged the anti-bullying sector.