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JustGiving page for Manchester Dogs’ Home receives four donations a second

15 Sep 2014 | Alice Sharman

JustGiving has said that donations going to an appeal for the Manchester Dogs’ Home following an arson attack has doubled its previous record for the highest number of donations per hour.

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Three new mobile giving platforms launched in one week

The prediction that 2011 will be the year of the mobile looks more and more likely to bear fruit as three different organisations launch SMS and mobile giving services this week.

Government infosec requirements "too onerous" for charities

Charities delivering public services are struggling to deal with the data security requirements being imposed on them by government, according to leading charity IT chiefs.

McSkimming: IT depts should do more for the mission

Charity IT departments should free themselves to focus on projects related to their mission by collaborating on commodity services, according to Stuart McSkimming, head of IT at Shelter.

Charities need IT representation at board level, says Brenson

The charity sector is “massively behind” the private sector in terms of having IT representation at board level, according to Andrew Brenson, head of IT at Save the Children.

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

Charities collaborate on microdonation scheme

Four large charities have joined together to launch Give Change Make Change, a fundraising scheme which will see online shoppers donate extra pennies to their causes.

Bullying UK merges with Parentline Plus

Bullying UK has agreed a merger with Parentline Plus, after the online bullying advice charity ran into financial difficulties.

Smaller charities given temporary iXBRL reprieve

Smaller incorporated charities will not have to file accounts using iXBRL format until free software is available that suits their requirements, HMRC has said.

Charities will use technology for more partnership working, says new research

Around two-thirds of charities plan to use technology to collaborate more nationally and internationally, according to new research by Lasa.

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