12 Feb 2015
Fundraisers need to be more involved in policy-making or risk the government “losing the plot” when it comes to issues that affect the sector, the chair of the Institute of Fundraising’s policy advisory board said yesterday.
Are your next big donors in Sweden? Austria perhaps? The law is changing around European residents being able to give tax-effectively to charities in other European Union countries, potentially opening up the floodgates to cross-border competition for donors.
JustGiving claims it has not yet been affected by Virgin’s fundraising platform, as recent figures for the upcoming London Marathon show sign-ups steady and a rise in donations.
Kate Gilmore, the deputy secretary general at Amnesty International, will on Monday take up a position as a consultant at the firm The Management Centre.
With comments like those, maybe he should resign.
It is encouraging to see so many charities make it into the line up of best companies to work for, but for many fundraisers disillusionment can come as part of the job.
High net worth individuals are willing to invest in organisations’ income generation schemes, even if that means losing their own tax benefit, according to new research.
Charities have been given assurances that while calling donors registered on the Telephone Preference Service is a technical breach of the Information Commissioner’s Office regulations, the ICO will not take action against a charity unless a sufficient number of call recipients complain.
The Charity Commission has cleared George Galloway’s Viva Palestina appeal of having links to Hamas, but has criticised several aspects of the way it has been run.