10 Mar 2014
The government has pledged to set up a new working group to revise the model gift aid declaration and develop new marketing collateral to try to increase take-up of the tax relief by donors, as part of its Autumn Statement.
Three separate crowdfunding initiatives pledging to unlock grassroots giving were launched within two days of each other this week as crowdfunding juggernaut Kickstarter announces it’s raised £22m in its first year in the UK.
A coterie of actors and TV personalities have thrown their weight behind a new charity set up to provide access to the performing arts for young people from non-privileged backgrounds.
The Disasters Emergency Committee has raised £13m for its Philippines Typhoon appeal less than 24 hours after its first advertisements hit television screens.
Print remains an important medium for communicating with supporters, and charities should ask audiences how they want to receive information before abandoning the hard-copy format.
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.
A group of artists who perform at the Southbank Centre are calling on it to drop Shell’s sponsorship, saying it is damaging to its reputation.
Charities must keep moving forward, or get left behind. With more charities trying to embed innovative thinking, Lucy Gower talks to different organisations about how they structure innovation.
As part of a series on innovation within charities, Lucy Gower looks at why Prostate Cancer UK won’t create an innovation team.