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Impetus-PEF unveils £8m venture philanthropy package for youth charities

2 Sep 2015 | Alice Sharman

Impetus-PEF has announced its largest ever venture philanthropy funding package, worth nearly £8m to three youth charities.

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RSPCA to review its use of supporter data after latest Daily Mail article

The RSPCA has said that it will conduct a full review into its use of supporters' data after the Daily Mail accused the charity of paying “investigators to assess how much money donors might leave in their wills”.


FRSB and ICO will investigate after Daily Mail makes fresh claims about charities selling contact lists

The Fundraising Standards Board and information regulator have both said that they will investigate "concerning" allegations in today's Daily Mail about charities selling a dementia sufferer's contact details to catalogue scammers.

Lost donations

Charities that "pester" donors by phone and email are putting people off donating to the tune of £1bn a year, according to a survey.

Charity bike ride to expand to Bristol and Liverpool in 2016

Nightrider, a charity fundraising bike ride, has announced that it will be expanding into two further cities, adding Bristol and Liverpool alongside its original London event.

He was just so nice - an over used word, but I can only ever see Daniel with a smile on his face. Genuine, wickedly funny, intelligent, oozing with foresight and interest.

» Daniel Phelan dies, aged 58

Commission amends guidance in relation to telephone fundraising

The Charity Commission has amended its guidance on telephone fundraising to make it clear that all charities who use the practice must comply with data protection legislation.

IoF Convention to move to Barbican after 10 years at London Metropole

The Institute of Fundraising has announced that it has changed the venue of its annual National Fundraising Convention from the London Hilton Metropole to the Barbican Centre.

Asda to give out £360,000 from plastic bag levy to small community charities

Community charities can now apply for 180 grants worth £2,000 each, awarded from money raised by supermarket giant Asda through its plastic bag levy.

Steptember

Disability charity Scope has announced a large-scale launch of its “Steptember” fundraising challenge, to raise money for its beneficiaries and their families.

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