15 May 2014
The 2014 London Marathon is on track to raise more than £53m for good causes and break the Guinness World Record for the most charity fundraising at a single annual event for the eighth year running.
Cancer charity CLIC Sargent has received a donation windfall courtesy of the #nomakeupselfie craze. Its fundraising director Lucy Caldicott is delighted, but highlights that it is essential that charities now plan for such eventualities.
The Health Lottery is blurring the distinction between lotteries and mainstream gambling, the managing director of National Lottery operator Camelot UK has argued at the Lotteries Council AGM today.
Charities and the intermediaries which collect donations on their behalf disagree over how to reform gift aid, delegates at a Charity Tax Group event heard this week.
Members of the representative body for society lotteries, the Lotteries Council, have agreed to aim to raise an extra £15m for good causes this year.
Tory MPs hate the voluntary sector because they cannot control it or subvert it as an alternative and independent source of thinking and action on social issues.
The chief executive of umbrella body Involve Yorkshire & Humber has said sector funding is “topsy-turvy”, with too much attention paid to a minority of charities which can take on social investment and a emphasis on the ‘vast majority’ of charities' funding needs.
Cancer Research UK's smartphone game to help find a cure for cancer has opened up a new international audience for the charity, with 70 per cent of downloads coming from outside of the UK.
Charities Evaluation Services has announced that it will be partnering with Wales Council for Voluntary Action to establish a framework of good governance in Wales.
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