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

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

18 Apr 2014 | Jenna Pudelek

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.


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

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Funding Commission report delayed as remit widened

The Funding Commission, set up by the NCVO a year ago to examine ways of transforming the funding climate for civil society organisations, is not expecting to publish its final report for several more months.

Haiti relief effort ‘polluted by power politics’, says Lancet

The Disasters Emergency Committee has hit back at claims in a Lancet editorial that the Haiti earthquake relief effort has been marred by competition among aid agencies, as it reports its fundraising total has reached £42m.

Update: DEC raises £42m for Haiti earthquake appeal

The Disasters Emergency Committee Haiti earthquake appeal has now raised £42m, a week after launching its television campaign.

New foundations rise 60 per cent, grant making falls by 15 per cent

The value of grant-making fell last financial year despite a record amount of money going in to trusts from private individuals.

I would support the involvement of stakeholders in the debate on pay but it does also need to involve chairs as they are the ones who understand the realisties of hiring the quality of staff that charities need to prosper.

» Nick Brooks: Donors, not chairs, should set pay guidance

Institute campaigns on cheque abolition proposal

The Institute of Fundraising is launching a campaign to highlight the importance of cheques to charities following a proposal to phase out the payment form.

London Underground tax efficient giving campaign launched

Charities Aid Foundation and the United Nations are running a two-week campaign on the London Underground to get people to donate to charities tax-efficiently.

Update: £31.5m donated to DEC Haiti appeal

More than £31.5m has been donated to the Disasters Emergency Commitee Haiti appeal, less than a week after launching the campaign.

NCVO holds talks on music licensing change

NCVO met with music licensing body PPL last week to discuss its concerns over forthcoming licensing charges for charities that play recorded music in public.

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