Online donations forms are too long and cost charities donations, finds report
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Online donations forms are too long and cost charities donations, finds report

28 Jul 2014 | Kirsty Weakley

One third of leading charity websites require potential donors to complete more than 20 actions before they can make a donation, according to an audit of 50 fundraising charities’ websites by technology charity Eduserv.

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Newham All Star Sports Academy, winner of the Overall Award at The Charity Awards 2014

A sports charity that educates nearly 2,000 young people each week about the dangers of knife crime alongside coaching in basketball skills, has scooped the Overall Award at The Charity Awards 2014.




Charities to need active consent for add-on donations

Charities will no longer be able to automatically include a donation as part of a purchase when consumers buy from them online, according to new regulations which come in to effect this week.

JustGiving releases tools to help charities build fundraising apps

JustGiving has released an updated set of tools to help charities build fundraising apps.

Google partners with Acevo and Nesta on charity tech competition

Today Google UK has launched the 2014 Google Impact Challenge which invites charities to tell them how they would use technology to change the world.

NGOs need to look more closely at expense claims from their staff, in particular from UK staff based overseas as expatriates, and from staff who travel from the UK to field offices and projects overseas.

» VSO to slash overheads by a third

'Technology can offer charities more than just online donations'

Charities are focusing too much on using digital tools for fundraising instead of how technology can be used to improve services for stakeholders, a digital expert has warned.

Amnesty calls for 'full and frank disclosure' on alleged US surveillance

Amnesty International has warned that alleged mass surveillance by the American intelligence agency NSA could have placed its staff in danger.

Virgin Money Giving launches app following year of growth

Virgin Money Giving has launched an app for users after reporting that 30 per cent of traffic to its platform last year came via mobile. 

Vast majority of CRUK’s smartphone gamers are not in the UK

Cancer Research UK's smartphone game to help find a cure for cancer has opened up a new international audience for the charity, with 70 per cent of downloads coming from outside of the UK.

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