Social media 'slacktivism' encourages people to donate, finds JustGiving report
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Social media 'slacktivism' encourages people to donate, finds JustGiving report

18 Mar 2015 | Kirsty Weakley

People who share a fundraising page on social media are four times more likely to donate than those who don’t, and those that share using a mobile device are seven times more likely to give, according to a report by JustGiving.

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Comparison website for special needs services launched by charity consortium

A coalition of social care charities has launched a TripAdvisor-style website, designed to help families with children who have special education needs and disabilities decide which services to pick. 

CRUK shop with contactless technology through the window

Cancer Research UK has announced a collaboration with outdoor media owner Clear Channel to bring contactless giving to four Cancer Research UK shop windows in the UK.


Charity IT Association will provide free technology advice

Four IT organisations have pooled their resources to launch the Charity IT Association and provide free advice to medium-sized charities.

Commission launches tool for third parties to submit charity accounts

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Online training resource for charities launched

Skills Platform, an online marketplace for training and personal development courses for charities and health organisations, launched yesterday.

Service delivery is the top tech priority for charities, according to survey

Improving the way online services for beneficiaries are delivered is the top priority for charities in 2015, ahead of cost-cutting, online fundraising, engaging volunteers and collaboration with others, according to a recent poll.

CRUK crowdfunding effort flops

Cancer Research UK’s three new crowdfunding campaigns did not manage to raise even 10 per cent of the money the projects needed.

Volunteering platform Do-it relaunches

Online volunteering platform Do-it has been relaunched today by its new owner, the Do-it Trust, with more emphasis on on sharing volunteering opportunities via social media.

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