Celina Ribeiro

Celina Ribeiro

Commissioning editor, Fundraising magazine, Civil Society Media

Celina is the commissioning editor of Fundraising Magazine and contributor to Civil Society News. She has been at the publication since June 2008.

Previously Celina worked as a freelance feature writer for newspapers and magazines in Australia and the UK, working for publications including the Sydney Morning Herald, The Age and the New Statesman. Celina was also a Ken and Yasuko Myer Fellow in 2004, which saw her intern at Manilla-based newspaper, the Philippine Daily Inquirer.

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The top fundraising executives at Cancer Research UK and Save the Children have predicted that changes to the Code of Fundraising Practice will cost their charities money in the short term, but said the amendments are still necessary.

Transparency is a tool to raise money, not just an obligation, fundraising conference hears

Charities should take a "bold" approach to transparency because it builds trust with donors and encourages them to give more, a fundraising director told Civil Society Media's first Fundraising Live conference last week.

VIP gala Global Party hoping to double fundraising

The Global Party, a series of high-end fundraising events headed by entrepreneur David Johnstone and philanthropist Lord Stanley Fink, is hoping to double the amount it raises for charity in 2014, its third year.

Royal British Legion appoints new agency in bid for younger donors

The Royal British Legion has appointed RKCR/Y&R to develop its brand positioning and a new advertising campaign for the Poppy Appeal in an effort to attract younger donors.

You won't attract many male volunteers as long as you have that "W" at the beginning of your name. Change your name, drop the word women and use the promotion of your new name and image to attract men to your organisation.

» WRVS launches manhunt for male volunteers

Marie Curie Cancer Care to rebrand

Marie Curie Cancer Care is set to embark on a rebrand, joining the ranks of other household name charities which have freshened their identities over recent years. 

Virgin Money Giving launches app following year of growth

Virgin Money Giving has launched an app for users after reporting that 30 per cent of traffic to its platform last year came via mobile. 

Fundraising income expected to rise across Europe this year

The majority of European fundraising associations are predicting an increase in voluntary income for charities in their countries this year – twice as many as did last year - according to a survey released yesterday. 

Telephone fundraising complaints have risen, says the FRSB

The Fundraising Standards Board has revealed that its upcoming annual complaints report will likely show an increase in telephone fundraising complaints over last year as Trading Standards issues its first fine for a breach of the Telephone Preference Service.

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