13 Sep 2016
The Canal and River Trust has seen volunteering rise almost a hundredfold since the start of the decade, but lost money on fundraising, its most recent accounts show.
Hugh Radojev learns about how Anthony Nolan quintupled its community fundraising, and how Friends of the Earth received almost 3,000 handwritten letters from donors.
Following last year’s audit threshold rise, Nigel Davies outlines proposed changes to independent examination.
I am not against more effective regulation but the driver for this regulation must be based on sounder footings than just to appease the media because the media will be back with negative stories regardless.
Nearly two-thirds of all complaints made to FRSB members were generated by just 15 charities, according to the Fundraising Regulator’s most recent annual complaints report.
Stephen Dunmore, interim chief executive of the Fundraising Regulator, said that the Fundraising Preference Service is still “at least six months away” earlier today.
Sector figures have criticised the Charity Commission’s latest draft guidance about its new official warning powers for not including enough detail about the safeguards and for being “misleading”.
David Ainsworth says that last week's research into public trust and confidence suggests that large charities are viewed as out of touch and unrepresentative by their supporter base, and need to take action to address this.