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.
One new site that’s launched this week and is already generating a fair bit of interest is the Glass Workshop. It was built by the charity agency Whitewater, who are working with the charity SolarAid to try and “prove the power of inspirational donor feedback”.
Asking a female the colour of her bra in real life may result in angry or startled faces, however, it appears that the online world has ditched such social decorum and is revealing all, in the name of raising awareness for breast cancer.
Christian Aid will integrate its fundraising and campaigning operations in an effort to treat supporters more holistically.
With comments like those, maybe he should resign.
Age Concern Liverpool will sell a database of 20,000 older people to businesses wanting to tap into the ‘grey market’ as part of a new trading venture.
The FRSB is asking its member charities for more detailed information about the number and types of complaints they received about direct mail and telephone fundraising, when they submit their annual complaints return to the regulator this year.
A former Everton Football Club chief executive has been jailed for 18 months after being found guilty of stealing thousands of pounds from the club’s charity.