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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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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Marie Curie app dodges Apple’s fundraising ban

Marie Curie Cancer Care has launched a fundraising smartphone app as part of its £5.5m Daffodil Day fundraising effort.

Campbell Robb, chief executive, Shelter

Charity campaigners must treat social media in the same way as any other campaigning tool, devising a proper strategy for its use, Shelter chief executive Campbell Robb has said.

NCVO members benefit from discounted Apple products

NCVO has selected Academia as a preferred supplier of Apple hardware and software, which will offer discounted products to all member organisations.

Cafod reduces disaster recovery time to "minutes"

Cafod has chosen a solution from Plan B Disaster Recovery to improve data recovery times in its new offices in south London.

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