RNLI to accept digital currency donations
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RNLI to accept digital currency donations

1 Aug 2014 | Kirsty Weakley

RNLI has become the first major UK charity to accept donations in the digital currency, Bitcoin, in a bid to attract new supporters.

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Centrepoint and RNIB among Google charity tech competition winners

Homelessness charity Centrepoint has been announced as one of the winners of this year’s Google Impact Challenge, while the Royal National Institute of the Blind has been awarded the people’s choice award.

Online donations forms are too long and cost charities donations, finds report

One third of leading charity websites require potential donors to complete more than 20 actions before they can make a donation, according to an audit of 50 fundraising charities’ websites by technology charity Eduserv.

Greenpeace video removed from YouTube following copyright claim

A campaign video by Greenpeace against Lego’s relationship with Shell has been subject to a copyright claim by Warner Brothers forcing its temporary removal from YouTube.

Oxfam advert removed after appearing before extremist videos

Oxfam has removed one of its adverts from YouTube after it was shown on channels showing content from extremist group ISIS.

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

Data protection proposals 'potentially catastrophic' for fundraising

EU data protection proposals could have a “potentially catastrophic” impact on charity fundraising, delegates at the Institute of Fundraising’s National Convention heard yesterday.

Crohn’s and Colitis UK viral Facebook post reaches 12 million people

Bethany Townsend’s holiday photo showing her colostomy bags has been seen by more than 12 million people since Crohn's and Colitis UK posted the photo and her story on its Facebook page.

HMRC trials online registration service

HM Revenue & Customs is trialling a digital service to allow charities to register with them to claim tax relief.

CAF launches online donations service for small and medium charities

The Charities Aid Foundation has today launched a new service to help small and medium-sized charities process donations by card and direct debit.

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