British Heart Foundation

British Heart Foundation's Mending Broken Hearts appeal raises £25m in four years

27 May 2015 | Emily Corfe

A British Heart Foundation campaign to fund new research into heart defects has raised £25m over the last four years, the charity announced today.


British Heart Foundation's Mending Broken Hearts appeal raises £25m in four years

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Hammersmith and Fulham Council to make all its funding to voluntary sector public

Hammersmith and Fulham Council plans to make public all its payments to the voluntary sector in what it calls a bid to become ‘Britain’s most transparent council’.

Majority of voters not heard of Big Society

The Big Society is struggling to capture the imagination of the public as a poll shows that more than half of voters claim not to have heard of the idea.

ActionAid to embark on £1.1m digital acquisition drive

ActionAid is looking for an agency partner to secure new donors via digital channels in an effort that will cost the charity £1.1m.

Legacy funding

One in five charities say that a lack of knowledge about legacy fundraising is preventing them from achieving the most from the income stream, according to a new survey.

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

Sale and return

Debbie Attwood bemoans the lack of a returns policy in charity shops - and poses a compromise idea.

Competition: The Charity Calendar of the Year

The Fundraising charity Calendar of the Year competition returns for this year.

Charities should defend face-to-face

Fundraising Standards Board chief executive Alistair McLean has called for fundraisers to defend and advocate face-to-face fundraising in a commentary which echoed many points from an earlier controversial speech by PFRA chief Mick Aldridge.

Gerald Oppenheim

The board members of the Big Lottery Fund are re-examining the funder’s policy on additionality and considering whether it is still fit for purpose in the tighter economic environment.

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