Virgin Money Giving help raised £88.3m for charity in 2014

Virgin Money Giving help raised £88.3m for charity in 2014

6 Mar 2015 | Hugh Radojev

Fundraisers using Virgin Money Giving, the not-for-profit online fundraising website of Virgin Money, raised £88.3m in the year to December 2014, an increase of 10 per cent from the previous year.


Virgin Money Giving help raised £88.3m for charity in 2014

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NCVO opposes IoF call to increase the maximum size of society lotteries

NCVO has said that there is not enough evidence available to agree with the Institute of Fundraising’s call to substantially increase the size of society lotteries.

Macmillan Cancer Support appoints new chief executive

Lynda Thomas has been officially appointed as the chief executive of Macmillan Cancer Support, having served in an interim capacity in the role since November of 2014.

Calls for OSCR investigation into Kiltwalk running costs

The Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator should open an investigation into Scottish fundraising event The Kiltwalk over its high administrative costs, a former event organiser has said.

Institute of Fundraising calls for more freedom for society lotteries

The Institute of Fundraising has called for increases in ticket sales and prize money in society lotteries, in response to a consultation by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport.

A great loss to friends, colleagues and family, but also to the charity sector writ large.

» Daniel Phelan dies, aged 58

Legacy income rises 9.8 per cent, finds benchmark survey

Like-for-like legacy income among large charities is up 9.8 per cent in the year to December 2014, according to a survey by analyst Legacy Foresight.

Diabetes UK raises £18.6m through Tesco partnership

Tesco employees, suppliers and customers raised over £18m for Diabetes UK between March 2013 and December 2014 it has been announced today.

Coffee mornings top list of most popular fundraising events, report shows

Coffee mornings are the most popular ways for supporters to raise money for charity, according to new research commissioned by sector software provider Blackbaud.

 Foundations discuss creating grants map of the UK

Some of the sector’s largest foundations are discussing creating a map of all charitable grant funding around the UK, the chief executive of the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation has said.

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