R Fundraising closes with the loss of almost 100 jobs
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28 Jul 2015 | David Ainsworth

Telephone agency R Fundraising will close with the loss of 99 jobs, its parent company has announced - making it the second fundraising agency to close in a week.

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£1m new fund makes grants available to charities working with young people

A fund worth more than £1m is open to application today for charities working to support and encourage youth social action.

Trusts and foundations 'are too centred on London and the South East of England', says DSC report

Grant making trusts and foundations focus too heavily on London and the South East of England over the rest of the UK, according to a new report by the Directory of Social Change.

NCVO to publish fundraising self-regulation review questions today

The Etherington Review of fundraising self-regulation has today published a list of questions for charities which wish to respond, and has set a date of 14 August to receive replies.

National Garden Scheme

The National Garden Scheme has raised a total of £15m for Macmillan Cancer Support over 30 years, becoming the largest single donor in the charity’s history.

He was just so nice - an over used word, but I can only ever see Daniel with a smile on his face. Genuine, wickedly funny, intelligent, oozing with foresight and interest.

» Daniel Phelan dies, aged 58

Rob Cope

Around 17 per cent of people aged over 60 say they have included a charitable donation in their wills, according to recent research - more than twice the number of people who have historically left a legacy.

Cancer Research UK appoints Ed Aspel as new fundraising director

Cancer Research UK has announced that Ed Aspel will replace Richard Taylor as executive director of fundraising at the charity.

City Bridge Trust announces £15m of new grant funding for London charities

The City Bridge Trust, a London-based charitable foundation, has announced it will increase its grant-giving from around £15m a year to around £20m a year for each of the next three years.

Giving bankers sweets makes them donate more, Nudge Unit research finds

Giving investment bankers sweets and sending them a personalised email from the chief executive more than triples the chances of them donating a day’s salary to charity, according to a report published yesterday.

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