CRUK crowdfunding effort flops

CRUK crowdfunding effort flops

15 Dec 2014 | Kirsty Weakley

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


CRUK crowdfunding effort flops

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EU to hold conference on the digital agenda

The European Commission's Information Society is to hold its first Digital Agenda Assembly, focusing on how to bring “the benefits of a digital society and economy to Europe's citizens.”

Media Trust opens small grassroots grants for digital inclusion

The Media Trust has opened a grassroots grants scheme, offering cash, training and support to communities isolated and disempowered by age, long-term illness or disability.

Peter Wanless, chief executive, Big Lottery Fund

Peter Wanless, chief executive of the Big Lottery Fund, has said it will move to online applications for its funding.

Consortium launches e-learning induction template

The Charity Learning Consortium has released a low cost e-learning induction template for its charity members.

It is vital that the voices suggesting the change are heard by the ears that need to hear it and until we understand and map that cross functional landscape, collaboration remains purely an aspiration.

» Sector needs a 'data manifesto', says leadership review

Giving website gives donors choice of which projects get green light

Children's charity Global Care has launched a charity giving website, Pick the Bucket, which allows users to choose which projects go ahead.

First free text donation service launched by Vodafone and JustGiving

Vodafone and JustGiving have shaken up the emerging text donation market by launching a free text-to-donate service which they say will open up the fundraising stream to charities of all sizes and income.

Causes platform provides new ways to interact with supporters

Causes, the social media fundraising platform, has added a range of new functionality making it easier for charities to to raise corporate income and integrate fundraising into their Facebook fan pages.

Richard Morris, manager at Wimpole Farm

The National Trust has partnered with digital agency Public Zone to create the first online farming collective, which is designed to increase awareness of sustainable farming.

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