Marie Curie set out to improve its use of digital after realising that it was “limiting its future” by neglecting it, and increased online donors and time visitors spent on the site by a quarter, its head of digital said yesterday.
Charities’ security system face particular threat from hacktivists who disagree with their objectives, the chief information officer at the Royal British Legion said last week.
Children’s charity Action for Children has launched a new mobile-friendly website and digital strategy, as well as refreshing its online brand with a change of colour.
The Valldata Group, which provides payment solutions to the charity sector, made an operating loss of more than £572,000 for the year ending March 2014 and has since lost several senior executives.
The new .ngo domain name, which is only open to not-for-profit organisations, is now available to charities.
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Cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin could help charities become more transparent about how donations are spent because each coin can be traced through the system, according to a discussion paper from the Charities Aid Foundation.
The Disasters Emergency Committee, ActionAid and Save the Children have been making full use of social media tools available to raise money and share information about the relief effort in Nepal following last week’s earthquake.
Kirsty Weakley looks at how Cancer Research UK is using data capture software to help it find new treatments for cancer patients, and rounds up the latest IT new business wins.