Free social media guide launches for charities

Free social media guide launches for charities 5

6 Sep 2016 | Kirsty Weakley

A new Charity Social Media Toolkit has been launched today by Zoe Amar Communications and Skills Platform.


Free social media guide launches for charities

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Barnardo’s launches ten-year strategy with plans to double fundraising income

Barnardo’s has announced a ten-year strategy which will aim to grow income by a third and change its relationship with commissioners, in order to cope with a predicted 25 per cent increase in beneficiaries.

Charities urge donors to give their first plastic £5 note to a good cause

A social media campaign is urging people to donate their first plastic £5 note to charity, after the new version entered circulation at the end of last week.

Eduserv agrees £138,000 payment to retiring CEO without telling full board

Eduserv, a charity that provides IT services to the public sector, agreed to pay its retiring chief executive a settlement totalling £138,303 without the knowledge of the full board, documents seen by Civil Society News show.

Charity: water becomes first charity to use Facebook Messenger to fundraise

Charity: water has begun raising money from supporters directly using Facebook’s messenger app, according to a spokeswoman from the organisation.

He was just so nice - an over used word, but I can only ever see Daniel with a smile on his face. Genuine, wickedly funny, intelligent, oozing with foresight and interest.

» Daniel Phelan dies, aged 58

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Pennies, a micro-donation tool, has announced that it has now raised over £7.5m for some 200 charities through some 32 million individual micro-donations from the public.

 ‘Charities do not have the technology to comply with the Fundraising Preference Service’

Only a handful of large charities have the technological tools to comply with the Fundraising Preference Service, according to a consultation response from CRM software provider Blackbaud.

The age of the digital charity: helping your board adapt to the challenges of technology

Digital technology is everywhere, but its uptake among charities has been slow. Kirsty Weakley finds out what’s being done to bring the sector into the digital age.

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