21 Apr 2015
The Institute of Fundraising and the Treasury have agreed a new ‘memorandum of understanding’ to improve working relationships between payroll giving agencies and charities.
A Times article last weekend that encouraged the public not to give money to face-to-face fundraisers based its story on two-year-old Intelligent Giving blog entries and significantly misrepresented a senior figure from New Philanthropy Capital, the organisation claims.
In preparation for a predicted haemorrhaging of public funding to the arts, Arts & Business has launched a multi-pronged campaign to boost the sector’s capacity to attract private philanthropy.
The Charity Commission has ruled that the JNF Charitable Trust can draw up wills for free in return for a bequest to the charity, despite Commission guidance advising against the practice.
Both charities and donors reacted speedily to the crisis in Haiti after January’s earthquake. But not all charities managed to keep their donors onside after they gave, as Liz Peltz and her colleagues dissect the post-donation communications.
A great loss to friends, colleagues and family, but also to the charity sector writ large.
Over 200 MPs and parliamentary candidates have signed up to Volunteering England’s pledge to strengthen volunteering.
A number of wealthy philanthropists, a breed of donor often known for trying to keep a low profile, have joined a video-based online venture designed to give philanthropists a voice and change British culture around major giving.
A likely alliance of private bankers and lawyers have joined forces to boost the take up of philanthropy advice services by the UK’s rich, amid grumblings that the quality and regulation of the philanthropy advice industry in the country is disappointing.
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