10 Sep 2015
Kids Company is being investigated by Metropolitan Police officers specialising in sexual offences and child abuse, it was announced yesterday.
R Fundraising’s former employees will not be paid for their last month’s work, but the company says they will be fully recompensed by a government redundancy payment service scheme.
Income from the 25 biggest fundraising mass participation events grew by more than £21m in 2014, although the ice bucket challenge and no makeup selfie campaign accounted for the vast majority of the growth.
The Bupa UK Foundation has announced that up to £1m of grant funding is available to support mid-life mental health-focused projects.
The National Trust yesterday announced that it is to close its defined benefit pension scheme to future accrual as of 31 March 2016, following negotiations with its trade union.
The challenge isn't with telephone fundraising, direct mail or 'chugging' per se. The challenge is treating donors as people worthy of respect.
Disability charity Scope has announced a £1m partnership with broadband provider Virgin Media to use digital technology in new ways.
The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations has launched its informal review into Scottish fundraising, to determine whether self-regulation in the sector is effective.
On Monday the court of appeal awarded £164,000 to the estranged daughter of a woman who left her entire £500,000 estate to charity. Emily Corfe finds the sector concerned about the implications for legacy giving.