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Oxfam trials tap-to-donate technology

17 Apr 2015 | Alice Sharman

Oxfam GB is running a trial of near-field communication technology to allow supporters to both donate to the charity and find out more information about what it does through interactive posters and wristbands.

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Is this what a text from Sir Stuart might look like?

The minister for civil society revealed last night that he receives policy advice from NCVO chief executive Sir Stuart Etherington in the form of “midnight text messages”.

Microvolunteering web app launched

Volunteer-run communications agency BrightOne has launched a microvolunteering web app enabling charities to post small tasks for volunteers to complete online.

500 charities sign up to online fundraising platform

More than 500 charities have signed up to the MyDonate online fundraising service since its launch in April, according to BT.

Online payroll giving company launched as sector brays for reform of system

An online payroll giving service is ready for launch amid Philanthropy Review and government enthusiasm for the potential of payroll giving and calls from fundraising directors for structural changes to the system.

A great loss to friends, colleagues and family, but also to the charity sector writ large.

» Daniel Phelan dies, aged 58

Martyn Croft, chief information officer at the Salvation Army

Martyn Croft, chief information officer at the Salvation Army UK, has been named in Silicon.com’s annual CIO50 list.

Everything Everywhere drops donation fees for good

Everything Everywhere, the mobile telecom giant comprising Orange and T-Mobile, has become the last of the big mobile providers to drop its fees on text donations.

Cable&Wireless offers funding for technology projects

International communications provider Cable&Wireless has launched its own charitable foundation and is looking for charity partners to help improve the lives of people with special needs through communications technology.

Plan International awards contract to Siemens

Plan International has appointed Siemens IT Solutions to implement a new global management system to improve accountability.

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