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'Wacky' fundraising activities rise by more than 200 per cent, says Virgin Money Giving

24 Apr 2015 | Emily Corfe

Fundraisers are going further than ever before to encourage sponsors to part with cash, according to research from Virgin Money Giving.

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'Wacky' fundraising activities rise by more than 200 per cent, says Virgin Money Giving

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Information Commissioner to launch first code of practice on data sharing

The Information Commissioner has launched a consultation on the first ever code of practice on data sharing for public, private and civil society organisations.

Stewardship's new online giving site raises a quarter of a million in three months

A new online giving facility has seen more than a £250,000 donated by Christians in the first three months since its launch.

National Trust enters virtual gift market for Christmas

The National Trust has launched a virtual gift catalogue, its first foray into this kind of scheme, in an effort to get members donating in the lead-up to Christmas.

National Galleries of Scotland crowdfunds £17.6m capital campaign

National Galleries of Scotland has launched a Scotland-wide web-based appeal for a £17.6m refurbishment of the Scottish National Portrait Gallery which will itself become an exhibition.

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

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Charity benevolent fund outlines ambitious growth plans

The Charity Employees Benevolent Fund aims to have raised £400,000 by the end of next year and to have spent at least £250,000 helping over 500 families.

Cameron launches £10m international youth citizen service scheme

David Cameron has announced a £10m international youth citizen service scheme.

Lloyds Foundation launches criminal justice grant programme

Charities working with people with learning disabilities and mental health problems caught up in the criminal justice system now have another avenue of funding available.

Pakistan flood appeal tops £60m

The Disasters Emergency Committee’s Pakistan flood appeal has raised £60.8m, making it one of the organisation’s three most successful fundraising appeals.

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