JustGiving has said that donations going to an appeal for the Manchester Dogs’ Home following an arson attack has doubled its previous record for the highest number of donations per hour.
Macmillan has hit back against accusations on social media that it has hijacked #icebucketchallenge, saying the craze has been raising money for cancer charities in New Zealand since July.
The National Trust has budgeted £2m to update its digital services, including a new website and mobile app, as part of a £30m overhaul of its IT.
NGOs need to look more closely at expense claims from their staff, in particular from UK staff based overseas as expatriates, and from staff who travel from the UK to field offices and projects overseas.
Homelessness charity Centrepoint has been announced as one of the winners of this year’s Google Impact Challenge, while the Royal National Institute of the Blind has been awarded the people’s choice award.
One third of leading charity websites require potential donors to complete more than 20 actions before they can make a donation, according to an audit of 50 fundraising charities’ websites by technology charity Eduserv.
A campaign video by Greenpeace against Lego’s relationship with Shell has been subject to a copyright claim by Warner Brothers forcing its temporary removal from YouTube.