Marie Curie appoints digital advisory board
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Marie Curie appoints digital advisory board

21 Jun 2016 | Kirsty Weakley

Marie Curie has appointed a digital advisory board to help it build on the successes of its digital transformation programme.

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'Fake' charity app to help migrants at sea has been removed by Apple

An app that claimed to support a charity rescuing refugees in the Mediterranean by enabling users to search satellite data has been pulled from Apple’s app store, after technology experts said it did not work.

Facebook looking to make ‘donate’ button available to UK charities this year

Facebook is looking to roll-out its ‘donate’ button feature to all charity pages at some point this year, a fundraising conference was told last week.

Blue Cross, Mary's Meals and Barbican start to fundraise with contactless technology

The Blue Cross, Mary’s Meals and the Barbican are the latest charities to trial the use of contactless payment technology to take donations.

 Charities need to address digital skills gap or they will lose beneficiaries

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Charity Tax Group launches new website

The Charity Tax Group has launched a new website and online guide to tax for charities, intended to help charities find their way “through the increasingly complicated tax landscape”.

NCVO publishes free digital skills toolkit for charities

NCVO has launched a toolkit for the voluntary sector, which is designed to help organisations “plan, design and deliver” digital skills programmes.

Google announces grantees of $20m disability fund

Google has announced the 29 organisations which are to receive a share of the £14m ($20m) fund set up to use technology to take on accessibility challenges.

One in six top fundraising charities still fail Google’s ‘mobile-friendly’ test

A total of 16 of the top 100 fundraising charities still fail Google’s ‘mobile-friendly’ test, down from 33 last year.

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