18 Sep 2014
Oxfam’s total income rose by more than £21m to £389m in the year to March 2014, according to its annual report and accounts published today.
EasyJet has raised nearly half of it’s year long £1m fundraising target for charity partners Alzheimer’s Society just three months into the partnership.
The Fred Hollows Foundation has taken out an international award for the best charity direct response television commercial in a landslide popular vote. The Australian eyesight charity won the Gold Star Award for Non-profit Video Advertising in at the International Fundraising Congress in Netherlands last night, with more than double the amount of votes than the runner up commercial.
A coalition of Scottish MPs has called on Lloyds Banking Group to reconsider its decision to halt funding for the Lloyds TSB Foundation for Scotland. Last week, the Foundation announced that it had closed its doors to new grant applications “for the foreseeable future” after failing to reach an agreement on future funding with its main benefactor the Lloyds Banking Group
Hans Wolters has been named as the new chief executive for the Resource Alliance. The incoming chief takes over from Lyndall Stein who has held the post of interim chief executive for eight months following the resignation of Simon Collings earlier this year.
Basically it looks like the government stuffing public money into their friend's pockets without actually expecting them to do anything for it.
It's the biggest fundraising conference in the world - and this year Twitter's playing a large part, 12 months after being unheard of.
Gentle fundraiser, come with me on a quick visit to a world very different from our own.It is a nasty and cruel world where people hate each other and do ugly things, especially to their nearest -who are seldom, if ever, their dearest.
Cancer Research UK is letting supporters choose which cancer type they want to raise money for in a new mass participation event. Shine, a night-time walking marathon to be held in Manchester next April, is expected to attract 5,000 participants all of whom will be able to select one of 12 cancer research areas they wish to support with their fundraising.