7 Jul 2015
Diminishing public funds and emerging social needs will render the business models of medium sized charities unfit for purpose, a Charity Finance Group conference heard yesterday.
The House of Lords last night debated whether to change the definition of social investment and whether to force charities undertaking social investment to get professional financial advice.
Your values should define your behaviour in the present and your culture in the future, writes Helen Fraser of the Girls' Day School Trust.
It is "not an option" for charities to have websites which don't work on mobile, because donors are increasingly "giving on the go", a Google executive told a charity audience yesterday.
The challenge isn't with telephone fundraising, direct mail or 'chugging' per se. The challenge is treating donors as people worthy of respect.
Plans to limit the number of communications from charities to donors won't work, says Richard Hill, founder of Media Watch. But the sector must work harder to plan its interactions better.
The Charity Commission and the Conservative government have “sullied the UK’s reputation for exemplary regulation of civil society” by limiting charities’ right to campaign, a former Commission board member has said.
Commission saw a 60 per cent year-on-year increase in the number of
statutory inquiries it opened, according to its annual report and
accounts for the year to March 2015, published yesterday.
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