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

28 Jul 2014 | Kirsty Weakley

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.

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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.

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.

Hopefully there is a handy recycling bin somewhere for this report which pays little attention to sector views, or indeed the ethos of the sector.

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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.

Free online impact measurement tools launched for charities

Two free online tools for charities to help them measure their impact have been launched by New Philanthropy Capital as part of the Inspiring Impact programme.

Charities will be able collect donations via dot NGO domain pages

Charities that sign up for the new generic top-level domain, .ngo, will be able to collect donations via their directory page.

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