12 Feb 2015
The chief executive of Camelot has said that reducing the regulation around society lotteries may not actually increase money for good causes, as others have suggested.
Charities are failing to measure the satisfaction of their supporter base, lagging behind the commercial sphere and potentially losing donors unnecessarily, according to a leading academic.
The NCVO’s new Funding Central website has unveiled two new zones – one for those organisations seeking like-minded partners to jointly bid for a grant or contract, and one for providers of funding. The Partners Zone allows visitors to create an online profile and search for organisations who have already expressed an interest in finding partners, or describe their own activities and experiences of applying for funding. They can make this information public in order that others may find them through a search.
London cultural icon the Southbank Centre is one of very few UK-based organisations using the donor circle mechanism. Celinda Ribeiro reports.
I hope this is an example that other medical charities will follow as it is very difficult to explain to the public why there are so many charities for certain causes.
The World’s Biggest Coffee Morning is Macmillan Cancer Support’s flagship fundraiser. Here Samantha Phillips outlines Macmillan's communications strategy for engaging with new audiences as well as the dedicated participants.
The Institute of Fundraising is holding off discussing the postal strikes with those involved in the dispute despite warning that charities could have to lay off staff as a result of the income lost. A report released by the Institute today warns that the ongoing strikes by Royal Mail workers, both nationally and at local levels, could result see charities rack up “millions” in losses.
The recession is over in the US. Done. Dusted. Glad that’s over. Phew. Even beleaguered old Blighty could emerge from the confines of recession by the end of the year, according to some economic soothsayers. Hooray. Let the charity sector delight in the new world order!
O2 has become the first mobile operator to drop fees on text charity donations worth up to £10. The mobile operator today announced that it has dropped fees charged on donations made to charities via text message from O2 customers, giving charities an estimated extra 10p in the pound per donation.