Contactless donations set to soar, CAF study suggests
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24 Jun 2015 | Emily Corfe

There is a “massive future” for charity donations using contactless payment technology, according to a survey by the Charities Aid Foundation.

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Microsoft expands charity software donation programme

Microsoft has expanded its software donations programme, widening the types of charities that can apply and allowing them to order more products.

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Twitter users can now donate to charity via JustGiving using a new app called giv2.it.

Salvation Army employs forensic tagging to catch clothing collection thieves

The Salvation Army's trading company SATCol has become the first textile recycler in the UK to employ SmartWater technology to forensically tag donated clothing to catch collection thieves.

Nominet Trust offers £500,000 for community IT projects

Community IT projects in England are being invited to apply for grants of up to £5,000 to get more people online, as a result of a partnership between the Nominet Trust and UK Online Centres.

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Student launches IT volunteering service

A student at City University has launched a volunteer-led technical support service offering free IT advice to individuals and organisations, including charities.

Polly Gowers, Everyclick founder

Online donations company Everyclick has now raised a total of just over £2m for UK charities, nearly six years after launching as a philanthropic search engine.

Facebook ad prices up by 74 per cent in one year

The cost of advertising on the world’s most popular social media platform has increased dramatically over the last year as advertisers clamour to engage with Facebook’s users.

Shelter Scotland shops trial Foursquare campaign

Shelter Scotland has launched a new campaign through Foursquare which rewards visitors who check in at its Edinburgh shops.

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