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JustGiving launches free guide for charities on how to use data

7 Jul 2015 | Emily Corfe

JustGiving launched a free guide yesterday to help charities use data to shape fundraising strategies.

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Presenters BBC Children in Need

The Post Office has become the first UK organisation to allow Twitter users to donate to charity through a tweet, with proceeds going to BBC Children in Need.

Credit: Manchester Fire Department Twitter

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.

Over 145 charities receive donations from #icebucketchallenge through JustGiving

Over 145 individual charities have benefited from donations made as a result of the ice bucket challenge, while American charity the ALS Association has tried to trademark the term.

EU data protection proposals would kill fundraisers’ mailing lists, says report

Proposed EU data protection rules could destroy mailing lists relied on by charity fundraisers, and would present “the biggest challenge in fundraising for a generation”, according to a report published this week by direct marketing agency Medialab.

He was just so nice - an over used word, but I can only ever see Daniel with a smile on his face. Genuine, wickedly funny, intelligent, oozing with foresight and interest.

» Daniel Phelan dies, aged 58

Civil Society Media's Carys Pugh did the challenge for MNDA

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.

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.

Marc Benioff, chairman and CEO, Salesforce

Salesforce has confirmed it will withdraw its applications to trademark the phrase ‘social enterprise’, in the IT sector, following a sharp backlash from social enterprise bodies in the UK and abroad.


Beatbullying's Big March kicks off

Beatbullying’s global virtual march takes place today with more than 1 million participants from 190 different countries marching across websites.

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