Over 145 charities receive donations from #icebucketchallenge through JustGiving
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Over 145 charities receive donations from #icebucketchallenge through JustGiving

1 Sep 2014 | Alice Sharman

Over 145 individual charities have benefited from donations made as a result of the ice bucket challenge, while American charity the ALS Association has tried to trademark the term.

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Social enterprise launches discounted cloud service for Scottish charities

Scottish charity and social enterprise the Wise Group has launched an IT consultancy service designed to give other charities discounted access to Microsoft’s cloud technologies.

Dawn Austwick, chief executive of the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation

Eight of the UK’s top funders met last month to plan how to help increase charities’ use of technology.

Online campaigning claims won’t be caught by extension of ASA remit

Fundraising messages on charities’ websites and social networking pages will soon fall under the Advertising Standards Authority expanded remit online, but campaigning messages will be free from such regulation, the ASA’s lawyer has advised.

Action for Children forms digital partnership

Action for Children has appointed Baigent Digital as its digital agency partner.

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Online giving rises by 35 per cent in the US

Donors in the US are getting more comfortable giving via the internet according to new research which shows a 34.5 per cent spike in online giving in that market last year.

Caron Bradshaw

CFDG has asked HMRC to extend the small charities exemption from iXBRL to trading subsidiaries of these groups.

Local, micro-funding site launched by Action for Children

Action for Children is going local with the launch of a new microsite which will allow supporters to identify and support small, individual projects in their local area.

Socitm adds charity expertise to board

David Membrey, deputy chief executive of the CFDG, has been appointed to the main board of Socitm.

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