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Daniel Phelan dies, aged 58 14

13 Feb 2015 | Tania Mason

Daniel Phelan, owner and editor-in-chief of Civil Society Media, passed away on Wednesday following a long battle with cancer. He was 58.

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The Cabinet Office was the second most generous department, behind DCMS, spending £127m on charities in 2013/14

Central government has published a breakdown of grant spending on the voluntary sector. David Ainsworth breaks down the numbers to find out what they mean.

Fundraisers must persuade trustees to allow innovation and risk, says Simon Gillespie of British Heart Foundation

Innovation in the fundraising sector is inherently risky but not innovating can be riskier still, the chief executive of the British Heart Foundation told Civil Society Media’s first Fundraising Live conference this morning.

Big Lottery Fund

The Big Lottery Fund is taking steps to ensure that charities win more of a £550m pot of grant money it is jointly providing along with the EU.

Free guide to Bitcoin donations produced for charities

Two Bitcoin organisations have launched a website and free guide to promote the use of the digital currency to charities and other non-profit organisations.

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.

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Macmillan sets £3m target for three-year Travis Perkins charity partnership

Macmillan Cancer Support has teamed up with construction company Travis Perkins and sister brand Benchmarx in a bid to raise £3m over the next three years.

Pancreatic Cancer Action launches new 'pancreas-shaped' logo

Pancreatic Cancer Action has launched a new identity based on the shape of the pancreas, to help it stand out and appeal to new audiences.

Transparency is a tool to raise money, not just an obligation, fundraising conference hears

Charities should take a "bold" approach to transparency because it builds trust with donors and encourages them to give more, a fundraising director told Civil Society Media's first Fundraising Live conference last week.

BHF cancels ‘unprofitable’ Swindon marathon

The British Heart Foundation has cancelled the Swindon half-marathon because of its high organisational costs.

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