Fundraising Regulator confirms it has received first complaint from public
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Fundraising Regulator confirms it has received first complaint from public

24 Jun 2016 | Hugh Radojev

The Fundraising Regulator has received its first complaint from a member of the public, despite the fact that it has still yet to officially launch.

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 Charitable foundation to be launched in memory of murdered MP Jo Cox

The family of Jo Cox, the MP killed last week, have announced plans for a foundation to be set up in her name.

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The British public’s “ideal charity” would spend 42 per cent of its total income on campaigning, fundraising and on running costs and the remaining 58 per cent on “helping beneficiaries”, according to a new report by nfpSynergy.

Cancer Research UK invests in out-of-town superstores after drop in charity shop profits

Cancer Research UK saw profits from its charity shops fall in the year to March 2016, and has responded by moving away from the high street to out-of-town superstores, the charity said in its annual report.

Fundraising Regulator will ask charities to pay up to £10,000 a year

The Fundraising Regulator has today published a discussion paper on its the levy and registration fees, which will see charities pay up to £10,000 a year, with small charities paying proportionately more than large ones.

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A study of the behaviour of UK donors has found that large fundraising appeals do not “cannibalise” donations which would go to other charities, but in fact encourage people to give more.

Major funding changes planned at Help for Heroes, according to annual report

Help for Heroes has said that it expects to change how it raises funds, following a decision to close its shops and digital fundraising platform.

Door-to-door recruitment down 14 per cent, PFRA figures show

Members of the Public Fundraising Association saw a 14 per cent drop in the number of donors recruited through door-to-door fundraising, and an 8 per cent drop overall, according to its annual report.

Community Channel to close in ten days unless crowdfunding initiative succeeds

The Community Channel, owned by the Media Trust, has launched a crowdfunding campaign to ensure its continued survival, and said it will close at the end of the month without financial support.

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