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#nomakeupselfie raises £8m in six days for CRUK 1

25 Mar 2014 | Alice Sharman

The #nomakeupselfie Twitter phenomenon which took off last week has raised £8m for Cancer Research UK, although around £18,000 in donations have been accidentally sent to Unicef.

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Society lotteries plan to raise an extra £15m for good causes in 2014

Members of the representative body for society lotteries, the Lotteries Council, have agreed to aim to raise an extra £15m for good causes this year.

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The High Court has ruled that charities and good causes owed money by the online giving website CharityGiving, run by the Dove Trust, will be able to give evidence in court to argue how available funds should be distributed.

Stephen Frost will host the Charity Awards 2014

Civil Society Media is delighted to announce that this year's Charity Awards will be presented by actor and comedian Stephen Frost.

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The Metropolitan Police has said that there is “no credible evidence of criminality” following an investigation into allegations that the London Borough of Tower Hamlets gave out charity grants to gain electoral success.

The NCVO pay panel addresses a problem that doesn't exist -- setting up a straw man to beat to a pulp -- and has by its mere existence made it seem that a deep, dark scandal is brewing within the charitable sector. It would have been far better to greet phony media muck-raking with the scornful silence it deserved. Thanks for nothing, folks.

» Red Cross donors stopped giving after Telegraph pay stories, warns NCVO

Stephen Hammersley, CEO UK Community Foundations

The Office for Civil Society has given £500,000 to community foundations operating in some of the areas worst affected by flooding to help the aid effort.

2014 London Marathon on track to beat the £53m raised last year

The 2014 London Marathon is on track to raise more than £53m for good causes and break the Guinness World Record for the most charity fundraising at a single annual event for the eighth year running.

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