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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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.

Film of the week: Where has all the money gone? Stop tax dodging.

Christian Aid has released a video calling on people to help end the practice of tax dodging.

Legion trials cashless technology for Birmingham Poppy Appeal

The Royal British Legion piloted a scheme this week allowing the public to buy poppies using cashless technology.

Charity uses 'smart ads' to target potential donors

Freedom from Torture is the first charity to use a ‘smart ad’ to target its latest appeal at people more likely to donate.

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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Dry January inspired 80 per cent of participants to drink less

Alcohol Concern's Dry January campaign has been a "great success" says the charity, as it reports that 80 per cent of participants will drink less as a result.

Andrew Reid, Lord McAlpine's solicitor, RMPI

Lord McAlpine has called on those who spread false allegations of his involvement in child sex abuse via Twitter to each make a donation to a children's charity to avoid further litigation.

Copyright Oast House

Backbench MPs yesterday voted in support of the e-petition that was started by animal rights campaigners calling on the government to abandon plans to cull badgers.

Pinterest used as hub for charity-led Care Inquiry resources

Eight children’s care charities have launched an inquiry into the best way to support children unable to live with their birth parents, and are using social media site Pinterest as a hub for communications.

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