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Macmillan: We did not hijack #icebucketchallenge 5

21 Aug 2014 | Alice Sharman

Macmillan has hit back against accusations on social media that it has hijacked #icebucketchallenge, saying the craze has been raising money for cancer charities in New Zealand since July.

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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.

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.

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

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.

Salvation Army donation app receives 190,000 downloads

A mobile app created by the Salvation Army has received more than 190,000 downloads in six weeks, with 6.2 per cent of users clicking the ‘donate now’ button.

IoF judges give approval to Donor Strategy

The Institute of Fundraising’s Innovation Zone has awarded good marks to IRIS Donor Strategy in its latest round of reports.

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