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Action for Children plans to boost investment in fundraising

23 Sep 2014 | Tania Mason

Action for Children is planning to boost its investment in fundraising in a bid to offset the vagaries of public sector contract funding.


Action for Children plans to boost investment in fundraising

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Princes Harry and William set up own charity

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If you haven’t heard of Green Thing, you should go straight to their website and see what they do and how they talk about it. I wanted to talk about their latest appeal. It’s the launch of “the world’s most sustainable product, NothingTM” to coincide with the 10th international Buy Nothing Day.

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The Kew Foundation, the charity that fundraises for Kew Gardens, has recruited the Royal Society’s top fundraiser as its most senior executive.

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