Oxfam GB appoints new director to grow major donor fundraising

Oxfam GB appoints new director to grow major donor fundraising

22 May 2015 | Fundraising | Hugh Radojev

Oxfam GB has appointed a new director in a bid to grow income from what it called “high value” partnerships.


Oxfam GB appoints new director to grow major donor fundraising

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Social Charity Spy: Save the Children uses #KentEarthquake to remind people about Nepal

This week Save the Children has brought Nepal's struggle back to everyone's attention using #KentEarthquake, while Friends of the Earth shows off its Bee Cause and Clic Sargent hosts Wig Wednesday.


Almost a quarter of children’s centres across the UK have been forced to close or merge as a result of government funding cuts over the past five years, according to children’s charity Barnardo’s.

Claire Hazle, head of digital, Marie Curie

Marie Curie set out to improve its use of digital after realising that it was “limiting its future” by neglecting it, and increased online donors and time visitors spent on the site by a quarter, its head of digital said yesterday.

Society Diary: Duck lanes on the towpath and the lamest excuses for late filing

Our weekly round-up of outlandish and interesting information collected from the corners of the charity sector.

They need to look outside their own organisation and look at others who are doing similar work to see if they are doing it better or more efficiently. If they are, that doesn't mean they should immediately close or seek to merge but it does mean that something needs to change.

» 'If you aren't making a difference, it's okay to call it a day', Commission chief executive says

Think carefully before changing your name, says free guide to rebranding

Charities considering changing their name must first find out exactly what their staff, beneficiaries and supporters think of the change before proceeding, according to a free guide published today.

DEC appeal raises £65m in under a month for Nepal quake

The Disasters Emergency Committee’s Nepal Earthquake Appeal has raised £65m since it opened for donations just over three weeks ago.

Homeless shelter investigated over ‘significant private benefit’ payments

The Charity Commission has opened a statutory inquiry into a Bristol-based shelter after concerns were raised over poor financial controls, conflicts of interest and ‘related party transactions leading to potential significant private benefit’.

Olive Cooke

The Fundraising Standards Board will investigate how charities share lists of donors and whether opt-out clauses should be clearer, its chief executive Alistair McLean said yesterday.

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