29 Oct 2013
New NSPCC chief executive Peter Wanless took to Twitter yesterday to distance the charity from a branch chair who had given convicted paedophile Stuart Hall a character reference during his court case.
Tel-coms Sans Fronti-res, a French charity that provides emergency telecoms support in times of disaster, has been awarded a grant worth £1.06m by the Vodafone Group Foundation and the UN Foundation.
Personal philanthropy is generating larger-than-ever amounts of funds for charity in The Netherlands, according to research published by Factary, a non-profit research consultancy.
Marie Curie Cancer Care is considering targeted fundraising appeals to expats living in Europe after research showed many would still be willing to donate to British charities.
The Institute of Fundraising is expecting to sign up an extra 1,000 small and medium-sized businesses to Payroll Giving before the end of the year, following a door drop campaign of three million businesses and households.
If it looks like a duck, walks like a duck and quacks like a duck, does it really matter whether it's labelled as a duck or re-branded as an aquatic avian? Last year The Ark generated £48,500 from trade and £47,500 from grants, so can we call ourselves a social enterprise? Social enterprise is an attitude, not a legal structure.
The funding of disaster recovery is too inflexible and focuses on short-term objectives, which prevents smooth and rapid reconstruction and recovery.
Integrated fundraising can alienate donors and lead to a paralysis of fundraising departments, according to Alan Clayton, managing director of Cascaid.