Commissioning editor, Fundraising magazine, Civil Society Media
Celina is the commissioning editor of Fundraising Magazine and contributor to Civil Society News. She has been at the publication since June 2008.
Previously Celina worked as a freelance feature writer for newspapers and magazines in Australia and the UK, working for publications including the Sydney Morning Herald, The Age and the New Statesman. Celina was also a Ken and Yasuko Myer Fellow in 2004, which saw her intern at Manilla-based newspaper, the Philippine Daily Inquirer.
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The fundraising sector has responded to the controversy over Olive Cooke by tightening its standards, says Celina Ribeiro. But it would be more useful to talk about how to enforce existing rules and stop bad practice.
The top fundraising executives at Cancer Research UK and Save the Children have predicted that changes to the Code of Fundraising Practice will cost their charities money in the short term, but said the amendments are still necessary.
In the wake of widespread criticism about fundraising methods it's time for the sector’s most influential fundraisers to exert their influence, says Stephen Cotterill.
Charities should take a "bold" approach to transparency because it builds trust with donors and encourages them to give more, a fundraising director told Civil Society Media's first Fundraising Live conference last week.
When the National Lottery first started there was considerable debate on whether it should be used to support the health services, it looks to me as if the public are now voting with their feet and their money.
The Global Party, a series of high-end fundraising events headed by entrepreneur David Johnstone and philanthropist Lord Stanley Fink, is hoping to double the amount it raises for charity in 2014, its third year.
Fundraising is more than the sum of its parts, but sometimes bringing many parts together can be a good thing, says Celina Ribeiro.
The Royal British Legion has appointed RKCR/Y&R to develop its brand positioning and a new advertising campaign for the Poppy Appeal in an effort to attract younger donors.