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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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CSDM asset sale benefits other Chris Stoddard companies

The owner of CSDM, which went into administration in June, has sold the fundraising agency’s assets to other companies he owns for a sum which some creditors allege is below value and jeopardises the repayment of debts.

NCVO calls for sector spending to remain 'neutral'

NCVO has made its submission to the Treasury spending review, calling on the government to ensure the net effect on voluntary and community organisations is “at least neutral”.

Graduate tax a 'disaster' for university fundraising

The proposed ‘graduate tax’ on university alumni could have a devastating impact on the growing philanthropic movement at universities, according to the sector’s leading body.

Management change at Big Lottery Fund

The Big Lottery Fund will see a shift in senior management by the end of the year, it has announced.

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» Daniel Phelan dies, aged 58

Bubb chides his members after Newsnight chugging fiasco

Acevo chief executive Stephen Bubb has written a stern letter to the CEOs of the top 50 fundraising charities challenging their reluctance to defend the sector on last week’s Newsnight programme about face-to-face fundraising.

Gosschalk leaves Bluefrog

Alan Gosschalk has left Bluefrog, less than nine months after joining the fundraising agency, to return to work within a charity.

Organisations' websites and social networks to fall under ASA rules

Marketing messages on organisations’ own websites and non-paid-for material on social networks will soon fall under the authority of the Advertising Standards Authority.

Big Lottery Fund invests in social impact bonds

The Big Lottery Fund has today announced an £11.25m investment in social impact bonds.

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