18 Sep 2014
The Charity Employees Benevolent Fund will launch officially on Thursday, six years after it was initially proposed and registered as a charity.
A new guide highlighting the tax incentives of corporate giving has been launched by the government, acknowledging that tax efficient giving is underused and misunderstood. A Guide to Giving for Business was launched late last week by minister for the Cabinet Office Tessa Jowell on behalf of the Office of the Third Sector, HMRC and HM Treasury.
Small charities are often wary of investment in such foreign concepts as outsourcing, but drastic times could call for a rethinking of old ways. With careful planning, outsourcing need not be just for the big boys, says Nik Nesbitt.
An extra £100m has been allocated to frontline charitable activity by major philanthropists, according to this year’s Coutts Million Pound Donors report. Million-pound-plus donations have been largely resilient to the recession, according to the report. Some 189 donations of £1m or more were made in 2007/2008, just 6 per cent fewer than in the previous financial year.
The NCVO pay panel addresses a problem that doesn't exist -- setting up a straw man to beat to a pulp -- and has by its mere existence made it seem that a deep, dark scandal is brewing within the charitable sector. It would have been far better to greet phony media muck-raking with the scornful silence it deserved. Thanks for nothing, folks.
Stephen Fry’s support for I CAN’s Adopt a Word campaign sparked an avalanche of donations and showed the huge potential of social media fundraising.
Plaza Publishing, producer of Charity Finance, governance and Professional Fundraising magazines, has rebranded as Civil Society Media to reflect the market we serve and tailor our content to a more defined audience.
The three metrics most charities use to measure campaign results don’t paint a true picture of success, says Jonathon Grapsas.
Peter Maple says we should ditch the word donor and start practising what we preach on major donor asks. Are you, like most fundraisers, keen to understand and predict donor behaviour to help increase donations?
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