12 Feb 2015
Fundraisers need to be more involved in policy-making or risk the government “losing the plot” when it comes to issues that affect the sector, the chair of the Institute of Fundraising’s policy advisory board said yesterday.
The Financial Times has announced Room to Read as its Christmas appeal charity partner, as newspapers kick off their holiday fundraising drives.
Ryanair’s charity calendar has sold thousands of copies within five days despite coming under attack from women’s rights advocates.
The RNID decided to merge its fundraising and advocacy departments only after its fundraising director announced he was leaving, frustrated by the slow progress of integration.
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 NCVO has launched a petition to persuade charities minister Angela Smith to reinstate the £750,000 funding that she has redirected from the Campaign Research Programme to the Hardship Fund.
The future management of outdoor challenge events is to be debated as the Institute of Fundraising asks for charities to respond to changes to its code of practice.
The Big Lottery Fund has short-listed 28 projects for six grants to kick start village-revitalising social enterprises. Proposed social enterprise projects in villages across the country have made the shortlist of BIG’s £3m Village SOS funding programme which aims to re-energise small towns via social business.