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Get involved or risk bad charity policies, fundraisers told

30 Jan 2015 | Kirsty Weakley

Fundraisers need to be more involved in policy-making or risk the government “losing the plot” when it comes to issues that affect the sector, the chair of the Institute of Fundraising’s policy advisory board said yesterday.

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Challenge events can be held on school holidays

Charities will be free to organise challenge events during school holiday periods as a result of a revision to the codes of practice on outdoor fundraising.

Global demand for Brits' Remember A Charity

British organisations Remember a Charity and the Public Fundraising Regulatory Association are in discussions with foreign fundraising groups about how to grow the legacy markets in their respective countries.

DM donor recruitment campaigns from Practical Action and National Trust

The National Trust and Practical Action have both launched new recruitment campaigns to attract fresh and lapsed donors to their causes.

Donations down 9.6 per cent in 2010

More than ten million people in the UK have reduced their charitable donations in the first six months of 2010 and the total amount donated is down by 9.6 per cent, according to research conducted for Investec Bank.

With comments like those, maybe he should resign.

» Brooks Newmark: charities should keep out of politics

Impact analyst association nearer to creation

Social impact analysts, those tasked with measuring and reporting on the effectiveness of charity programmes, may soon have their own professional organisation designed to promote the profession and encourage better analysis.

Gift aid under-used by charities, finds survey

As the charity sector continues to push for gift aid reform, a survey released today has found that 43 per cent of charities admit they are not making the most of the current system.

Arts Council paid grant to trustee

The Arts Council of England has improved its induction process for trustees after making a grant to a trustee without proper authorisation.

Tories tested whether trusts would help with prisoner programme costs

The Conservative Party met with various trusts and foundations early last year and asked whether, in light of the Budget deficit, they would be willing to help fund the early years of its prisoner reoffending policy until the savings started to materialise.

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