Direct Marketing Association committee will oversee Fundraising Taskforce

Direct Marketing Association committee will oversee Fundraising Taskforce

23 Aug 2016 | Hugh Radojev

The DMA has announced that it has today launched a Responsible Marketing Committee which will oversee the work of its Fundraising Taskforce.


Direct Marketing Association committee will oversee Fundraising Taskforce

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Fundraising Regulator looking into agency following closure of military charity

The Fundraising Regulator has confirmed that it is looking into the conduct of a fundraising agency which took over £200,000 from a military charity, but raised just £28,000 in the last financial year.

Founder blames agency as he closes charity that spent 80 per cent of income on fundraising

Rick Clement, founder and trustee of military charity A Soldier’s Journey, has admited that he was “naïve” in trusting a fundraising agency but denied that he took money from the organisation.

Income of sports charities increased since 2012 Olympics

More amateur sports charities have been set up and the sector's income has increased in the years following the London 2012 Olympics, an analysis by the Charities Aid Foundation has found.

Premier Contact went into liquidation owing over £500,000 to wider FIL group

Premier Contact owed over £500,000 to intercompany unsecured creditors at the time that it went into liquidation, according to its statement of affairs published on Companies House.

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#GivingTuesday launches with new website, logo and call to action

#GivingTuesday, the annual day of giving, has launched a new website, branding and a new call to action for people across the UK to “Do Good Stuff”.

PFRA members vote in favour of IoF merger by over 90 per cent

Almost all of the Public Fundraising Regulatory Association’s members have voted for the organisation to merge with the Institute of Fundraising at an adjourned section of its AGM, held this morning.

Charities invited to apply for £2.5m funding for their ‘dream project’

The People’s Postcode Lottery is inviting charities to apply for a £2.5m funding pot that can be used to finance an idea for their “ultimate dream project”.

DSC warns that the proposed changes to the Big Lottery Fund could compromise its independence

The Directory of Social Change has said that the wording of certain proposed changes to the policy directions of the Big Lottery Fund risk compromising the fund’s independence.

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