29 Oct 2013
Julia Cleverdon, Barbara Stocking and Hilary Blume have all been made Dames in the Queen's birthday honours list. Cleverdon, vice president of Business in the Community (BITC), was awarded the DCVO for her leadership of BITC, where she was chief executive for 16 years until March 2008.
The Big Lottery Fund could reach a stage where it is handing out more non-lottery money from government and dormant bank accounts than lottery money, according to its new chief executive.
My understanding from what is being reported in the sector media is that potential donors won't even KNOW they are potential donors under this mad policy. I am urging all of my colleagues nationally as well as here in the Salisbury charitable community to send letters to their MEPs immediately.
A new US study suggests the not-for-profit sector may be missing out on opportunities after finding little difference in propensity towards philanthropy between the generations.
The National Trust and Barnardo's are among five charities that are to research new ways to persuade supporters to leave legacies. In partnership with The Guide Dogs for the Blind Association, Save the Children, World Vision and the agency, TDA, they are to explore the effectiveness of the different types of message used in legacy marketing materials.
Minister for the third sector Phil Hope has today emailed 10,000 fundraisers, volunteer managers and corporate social responsibility professionals to get them logging on to a new support website.
CRM and fundraising software provider Fisk Brett has been bought by membership experts Advanced Solutions International (ASI), creating the UK's largest technology provider to the not-for-profit sector.