Civil Society Christmas Charity Quiz
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Civil Society Christmas Charity Quiz

19 Dec 2014

It's the last Civil Society News bulletin before Christmas, and we know and you know that you're just sitting at your desk waiting for the holidays. So we thought we'd see how much you know about the sector you work in. Take our festive quiz and find out how much of a charity nerd you really are.

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Civil Society Christmas Charity Quiz

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One million donations made by Domino's customers through Pennies

Domino’s Pizza has raised £175,000 from one million separate donations, for its main charity, Special Olympics Great Britain through the Pennies Foundation microdonation scheme.

Big Give to review match fund after high demand crashed site

The Big Give is reviewing last December’s match fund challenge, which raised more than £11.5m, after unprecedented levels of demand forced the challenge to be postponed for a day.

Christmas cheer as bank gives shoppers contactless cards to donate to charity

A Covent Garden carolling choir has raised £2,500 in cash-free donations after a bank gave local passersby trial contactless cards to donate with.

Unicef’s Own a Colour initiative raises £85,000 in six weeks

The Unicef campaign which allows donors to buy one of nearly 17 million colours has raised more than £85,000 in its first six weeks.

It is vital that the voices suggesting the change are heard by the ears that need to hear it and until we understand and map that cross functional landscape, collaboration remains purely an aspiration.

» Sector needs a 'data manifesto', says leadership review

Donors not able to predict own giving habits

Donors do not accurately predict what kinds of messages will get them giving, according to new research from eBay and nfpSynergy.

A million shoppers donate with Pennies in year one

One million people have rounded up their pizza, toy and travel purchases to the pound for charity in the first year of the Pennies scheme.

DEC breaks text donation record

The Disasters Emergency Committee has announced that the East Africa Crisis Appeal has raised the highest amount of any of its campaigns through text donations, without taking away from other donation channels.

Everyday Hero acquired by Blackbaud

Blackbaud has acquired peer-to-peer fundraising platform Everyday Hero in a purchase which suggests competition could get even more fierce in the online giving platform market in the UK.

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