As fire and rescue services across the UK gear up for the busiest weekend of the year, The Fire Fighters Charity is calling upon members of the public to attend organised displays and donate in support of injured firefighters, rather than risking accidents and injury with fireworks at home.
The Fundraising Regulator has signed Memorandums of Understanding with the Institute of Fundraising, and the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE).
PhonepayPlus today becomes the Phone-paid Services Authority (PSA), the UK regulator for content goods and services charged to a phone bill.
Charity umbrella bodies have warned that the relationship between the sector and government has become strained, in submissions to the House of Lords Select Committee on Charities.
Just a reminder that our competition closes at the end of October so make sure you enter for your chance to win your Charity a FREE keyword.
In 2004 a book called The Wisdom of Crowds, by James Surowiecki was published. The premise running through it is that if you look at the averages across a number of individual viewpoints/guesses, you will tend to get pretty close to the ‘right’ answer.
The Charity Governance Awards are back for a second year with a larger prize pot and a new category.
£35,000 is available in total this year, and entry is now open with seven categories recognising outstanding governance, including the new category of ‘Embracing Digital’.
The Institute of Fundraising has launched Trustees and Fundraising: A practical handbook in partnership with NCVO, Charities Finance Group, and ACEVO.
I can’t believe the publication of the NCVO report on ‘Donor Consent’ has received so little attention. I can’t believe that I am alone in thinking that mandatory opt-in was a possibility.
Here are six of the fundraising events taking place during the month of October, from a feast in the dark for Fight for Sight, to Oxfam’s music festival, and the newly launched #BeBraveWithMe from Royal British Legion Industries.