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Smart wristbands aim to increase charity giving 1

20 Aug 2014 | Emily Corfe

A new wristband that will enable people to make faster donations with
just a tap of a smartphone, is being tested by several leading
charities.

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£3m international development fund for local community groups

A new £3m grant programme will encourage British community groups to improve links with communities in the developing world in a bid to improve understanding and tackle global poverty.

Direct mail campaigns for Cats and Dogs

Cats Protection and Guide Dogs are both launching new direct mail appeals, asking for help for specific age groups of beneficiaries.

£5m worth of mini-grants bypass charities to young people

Thousands of mini-grants worth £300 will be given out to directly to young people through a new initiative which aims to address the negative stereotypes around young people in the UK this week.

Minister denies music licensing change will cost sector £20m

Minister for the third sector Angela Smith has been challenged to reveal the true cost to charities of the forthcoming music licensing changes, after she claimed in parliament that the predicted figure of £20m was “an overstatement”.

The NCVO pay panel addresses a problem that doesn't exist -- setting up a straw man to beat to a pulp -- and has by its mere existence made it seem that a deep, dark scandal is brewing within the charitable sector. It would have been far better to greet phony media muck-raking with the scornful silence it deserved. Thanks for nothing, folks.

» Red Cross donors stopped giving after Telegraph pay stories, warns NCVO

CTT solution allows compliance with new payment card rules

The Charity Technology Trust has partnered with BT to offer charities the first automated system for collecting credit or debit card details via telephone that is certified as tier-one compliant with the card payment industry's data security standards.

Bmycharity folds after making service free

Less than six months after announcing it would revolutionise online fundraising by offering its service for free, fundraising sponsorship website Bmycharity has announced it is to shut down after failing to raise enough funds.

Winning ticket: Gambling legator bets on Oxfam

A series of betting slips left to Oxfam through a man’s legacy could land the charity over £300,000 in the next ten years.

Clic Sargent scores £3m from Wetherspoon partnership

Pub chain JD Wetherspoon staff across the United Kingdom have raised over £3m over the course of an eight-year partnership with Clic Sargent.

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