29 Oct 2013
St Andrew’s Healthcare, one of the largest charities in the UK, has been told by commissioners that calling itself a social enterprise will help it win contracts.
Mencap and Greenpeace are among a number of charities trying to negotiate with Newbury council about its reluctance to allow face-to-face fundraisers to operate in the town.
Charities are introducing flat cardboard or plastic pens in their direct mail to get around Royal Mail's new system of pricing in proportion.
The Fundraising Standards Board unveiled its revamped Fundraising Promise to the third sector at a launch on 10 October.
Sadly fraud is a fact of life but is always more shocking when the employee works for a charity. It is essential to ensure proper double entry book keeping, if your staff team is too small for proper division of labour, hire a professional by the hour to scrutinise your control accounts.
The Weather Lottery has confirmed that it is interested in speaking to Chariot about the possibility of acquiring its database.
"Professional fundraising is irritating to more people than you know," publisher and poet Felix Dennis, told delegates at the Raising Funds from the Rich conference, hosted by Action Planning in October.
Four out of five charities believe they are not fully prepared for a Gift Aid audit, according to new research from fundraising database provider Blackbaud.