13 Nov 2014
Some 400 UK-based charity and commercial partners have now signed up to #GivingTuesday – a global campaign to inspire charitable giving.
The debate over direct mail incentives has been raging in the sector for years. This month Fundraising explores both sides of the argument.
Nearly one in four British adults say that they plan to leave a legacy in their will, with the young and single particularly inclined towards making a bequest.
Facing difficulties in getting corporate sponsorship and donor fatigue for its major annual fundraising ball, Children in Crisis embarked on radical reform. Sally Bateson tells how the charity chucked out ticket prices, invited a quarter as many guests, stopped auctioning prizes and scored an RoI of 7.5:1
With comments like those, maybe he should resign.
Cut to the core, as it used to say in some ad or other. The MPs’ expenses row isn’t about their claims for expenses, its about weak management and the alleged exploitation of that weakness by a relatively small group of presumably unscrupulous or amoral individuals.
The Charity Commission has banned the League Against Cruel Sports from using an advert which highlighted the letters "Cruel Tory" in its slogan, deeming it too political.
The press are in a snow flurry over the UK’s favourite water-cooler subject – the weather. From panic-buyers emptying superstores to revellers being trapped all night in pubs by snow and the UK running out of gas by Sunday, the media has milked every angle of the cold snap possible. But the Metro’s charity angle has taken it a bit too far, even by tabloid standards.