Daily Mail launches personal attacks on fundraising directors

Daily Mail launches personal attacks on fundraising directors 9

8 Jul 2015 | Alice Sharman

Fundraising directors at Oxfam, the NSPCC, Macmillan and the British Red Cross have been the subjects of personal attacks in the Daily Mail’s latest article on charities and their practices.


Daily Mail launches personal attacks on fundraising directors

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 Kim Lawther, assistive technologist, with a student from Craig y Parc school in Cardiff

Disability charity Scope has announced a £1m partnership with broadband provider Virgin Media to use digital technology in new ways.

Direct Debit donation cancellation rates remain steady, despite Olive Cooke furore

There has been no spike in donors cancelling Direct Debits to charities, despite the media and government outcry over the death of Olive Cooke, according to figures released this week.

Richard Taylor calls for the IoF to ‘retain responsibility’ for setting fundraising code

Richard Taylor, chair of the Institute of Fundraising, told the IoF convention yesterday that the best way to “protect and grow” fundraising is to ensure that the IoF “retains responsibility for setting the code”.

Muslim Charities Forum members raised up to £60m during Ramadan

The Muslim Charities Forum has said its member organisations have raised between £50m and £60m during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan.

Why shouldn't charities pay celebrities if they consider it a good investment?

» Barnardo's defends plans to pay Made in Chelsea star £3,000 to endorse campaign

IoF and the PFRA announce strategic partnership

The Institute of Fundraising and the Public Fundraising Regulatory Association have today announced a “strategic partnership” to provide leadership on fundraising issues and bring joint services to their members.

John Downie

The Scottish government has called on the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations to conduct its own “informal review” into fundraising practices in the country.

IoF accounts show membership and income down but surplus up

The Institute of Fundraising most recent set of accounts show that its individual membership fell by around 200 in the last year, but its surplus increased.

National Garden Scheme

The National Garden Scheme has raised a total of £15m for Macmillan Cancer Support over 30 years, becoming the largest single donor in the charity’s history.

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