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CRUK debuts contactless giving through shop windows

21 Jan 2015 | Stephen Cotterill

Cancer Research UK has announced a collaboration with outdoor media owner Clear Channel to bring contactless giving to four Cancer Research UK shop windows in the UK.


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Cystic Fibrosis Trust threatens to withdraw funding for new hospital ward

The Cystic Fibrosis Trust has said that if King’s College Hospital does not progress its plans to build a new ward for cystic fibrosis patients, it will withdraw the £420,000 raised for the project.

Mark Astarita

The British Red Cross has partnered with Tesco to create a new Disaster Relief Alliance to provide financial support to areas of vulnerability before a disaster occurs. 

BBC Children in Need wins Lloyds charity of the year partnership

Lloyds Banking Group has announced BBC Children in Need as its charity of the year for 2015 and 2016.

Doorstep fundraising

Doorstep fundraisers can ignore “no cold callers” signs without breaching the Code of Fundraising Practice, according to a ruling by the Fundraising Standards Board (FRSB).

It is incredibly important that charities raise larger concerns about broader issues, rather than only focusing on the immediate situation.

» Brooks Newmark: charities should keep out of politics

Wealthy under-40s are driving growth in socially-conscious investment, CAF study finds

A new study of the philanthropic activity of wealthy UK donors has provided clear evidence that those aged under 40 are significantly more likely to participate in socially-conscious investment than their older peers.

Ian Macquillin, manager of the Rogare think tank at the University of Plymouth

Rogare, the new fundraising think tank based at Plymouth University, has announced that its first research project will focus on identifying best practice in how charities build lasting relationships with their donors.

Marie Curie turns to television to recruit volunteers

Marie Curie is hoping to attract more volunteers for its 2015 Great Daffodil Appeal, with the launch of its first television advert to recruit fundraisers for the annual appeal.

CFG policy head questions 'worrying' comments by Bubb over 'too many charities'

The new policy head at the Charity Finance Group, Andrew O’Brien, yesterday labelled as "worrying" comments by Sir Stephen Bubb that there are "too many charities" and that the sector needs more mergers to be effective.

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Cancer Research UK has announced a collaboration with outdoor media owner Clear Channel to bring contactless...