10 Sep 2015
Earlier this week the directors of the Fundraising Initiatives Group announced a decision to make 99 staff redundant. David Ainsworth says the process was badly handled.
Nuffield Health chief executive David Mobbs saw his salary rise to more than £780,000 in 2014, while his charity's income rose 9 per cent to £711m.
The amount raised from corporate fundraising has grown by 12 per cent per year for the last three years but there is still scope for more, according to a report from the Institute of Fundraising and Good Values.
Charities which engage effectively on social media have more success recruiting staff, Maddie Spink found in her research for the Charityworks graduate scheme.
The fundraising sector has responded to the controversy over Olive Cooke by tightening its standards, says Celina Ribeiro. But it would be more useful to talk about how to enforce existing rules and stop bad practice.
Charities already register with the Charity Commission; the FRSB costs money that many small charities, doing God's and often the government's work, can ill afford; Olive Cooke did not kill herself over charity solicitations.
Breast Cancer Campaign and Breakthrough Breast Cancer recently united under a single brand: Breast Cancer Now. Jen Dougan, director of fundraising talks about the triumphs and the challenges of merging two entities for the good of the cause.
Just 2 per cent of the FRSB's membership are responsible for 46 per cent of all fundraising complaints, according to the Fundraising Standards Board Complaints Report 2015, published today.
We sent our trainee fundraising reporter Hugh Radojev to his first ever IoF National Convention. He rounds up a few of his first impressions from day one.
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.