29 Oct 2013
The number of donors signed up via street fundraising in 2012/13 fell by nearly half in what the Public Fundraising Regulatory Association has admitted is “by far the worst year” for street fundraising recruitment.
There is a growing resentment towards religion in the UK, according to the chief executive of the British Humanist Association, Hanne Stinson. Can we hope for a world without religious privilege or discrimination?
The term chugger has long been a bone of contention in the voluntary sector, but now the man charged with regulating face-to-face fundraising across the UK has claimed it as his own.
What a disgrace! The moment their commercial interests are threatened they pull their funding and worse, their members threaten to raise twice as much money as they give, just to drag Shelter through the courts. Nothing speaks of their industry's values more eloquently.
The government is giving £705,000 emergency funding to 19 rape crisis centres across the UK to ensure their support of victims of sexual violence can continue.
Humour is going to be used in legacy advertising for the first time in the UK as part of a new campaign by charity consortium Remember A Charity. Remember A Charity (RAC), which is hosted by the Institute of Fundraising, is producing a series of television commercials which will use humour to raise the subject of legacy giving in a family setting.
Intelligent Giving's director has accused nfpSynergy of "sexing up" its research findings in a way that could damage public perceptions of the sector.