Three separate crowdfunding initiatives pledging to unlock grassroots giving were launched within two days of each other this week as crowdfunding juggernaut Kickstarter announces it’s raised £22m in its first year in the UK.
Charities can get young people giving. Helen Donald shares insights to help fundraisers speak to Generation Y donors in the right way
The chief operating officer at Britain’s Personal Best, the £1m Olympic legacy project that will culminate in a national mass participation weekend in early October, is confident that it will meet its first-year participation targets of 6,500 charities and community groups and 125,000 individuals.
The global value of crowdfunding almost doubled in 2012, with a new report predicting it will double again in 2013, reaching $5.1bn.
Hopefully there is a handy recycling bin somewhere for this report which pays little attention to sector views, or indeed the ethos of the sector.
Lord McAlpine has called on those who spread false allegations of his involvement in child sex abuse via Twitter to each make a donation to a children's charity to avoid further litigation.
The majority of UK charities are investing in mobile technologies and nearly two-thirds expect individual income to rise next year, according to a report.
Localgiving.com’s latest match funding initiative raised over £90,000 for charities in its first 24 hours.
Individuals are relying increasingly on their social networks to deliver information about and opportunities to give to charities, but those with larger networks are less likely to share such information, according to new academic research.