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Plan UK ‘disappointed’ after anti-child marriage adverts banned on the Tube for obscenity

18 Mar 2015 | David Ainsworth

Children’s charity Plan UK has said it was left “disappointed” after adverts for a campaign called “give child marriage the finger” were banned by Transport for London and some train networks on grounds of obscenity.

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'Treat major donors as people to attract funding' says philanthropist

John Stone, founder of one the UK’s largest international grant makers, outlined to an audience of fundraisers how best to attract major donors.

'Arts charities are too reliant on major donors'

Two peers warned arts organisations that they are too reliant on major donors and need to diversify their income streams, as they hosted the launch of the National Funding Scheme’s event fundraising platform.

Prince’s Trust to 'scale up' charitable work and grow major donor fundraising and international work

Major donors will play an important role in helping the Prince's Trust vastly increase its charitable scope in the UK and internationally, the charity's head of philanthropy said yesterday.

Battersea charity praises ‘extraordinary’ public response to fire that destroyed its main theatre

A fundraising page for Battersea Arts Centre has raised more than £50,000 since the charity’s building was partly destroyed by a fire on Friday evening.

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

Terry Pratchett

Alzheimer’s Society has paid tribute to bestselling author Terry Pratchett who died yesterday following a battle with the disease.

Legacy income rises 9.8 per cent, finds benchmark survey

Like-for-like legacy income among large charities is up 9.8 per cent in the year to December 2014, according to a survey by analyst Legacy Foresight.

Tour de France

An invite to disgraced former cycling champion Lance Armstrong to take part in a charity Tour de France bike ride has been deemed “completely inappropriate” and “very disrespectful” by the head of world cycling’s governing body.

Diabetes UK raises £18.6m through Tesco partnership

Tesco employees, suppliers and customers raised over £18m for Diabetes UK between March 2013 and December 2014 it has been announced today.

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