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Cancer Research UK's Race for Life tops list of mass particpation fundraising events

22 Jul 2016 | Emily Corfe

Cancer Research’s Race for Life raised £52.8m last year making it the highest-earning mass participation event for the third year running, a survey revealed.

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Fundraising Regulator levy proposals ‘unfair’ on smaller organisations, say stakeholders

Representatives of small and medium charities have said that the proposed levy disproportionately affects smaller organisations and have called the proposals “unfair”.

 Big Lottery spending down more than £300m after large project delayed

Big Lottery Fund grant-giving fell from over £900m to just under £600m in the year to March 2016, after a major EU funding project was delayed, according to accounts published yesterday.

Cabinet Office building (image credit Fergus Burnett)

Nearly three-quarters of people gave to charity and 70 per cent volunteered last year, according to a Cabinet Office survey published today.

DMA white paper calls on charities to recognise that 'donors are most important people in charity'

The Direct Marketing Association has today published a white paper setting out the recommendations of its fundraising taskforce, which says fundraisers must recognise the primacy of donors in "the charity process".

The move to longer term funding is great; this is one of the biggest complaints we get from the young people that we work with; they often ask "why is it that as soon as they get a project/activity that we like and benefit from, it gets taken away."

» Paul Hamlyn Foundation unveils new grants strategy

Appetite for Donation

Charities must embrace technology to encourage younger people to donate to charity, a new report by YouGov and CAF claims.

Community Channel

A community television channel which was under threat of closure, has been saved by a crowdfunding ‘community shares’ campaign that raised more than £300,000 in just under a month.

Muslim Charities Forum estimates that £100m raised during Ramadan

A spokeswoman from the Muslim Charities Forum has said that the organisation estimates that approximately £100m was given to charitable causes during the month of Ramadan.

Five charities refuse to confirm whether or not they will pay the Fundraising Regulator’s levy

The five charities who haven’t contributed to the Fundraising Regulator’s start-up costs have refused to confirm whether or not they will pay the organisation’s fundraising levy.

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