Monday, July 28, 2014

Six options to improve fundraising self-regulation outlined in full PwC report | Third Sector

Six options to improve fundraising self-regulation outlined in full PwC report | Third Sector: Six options to improve fundraising self-regulation outlined in full PwC report

28 July 2014 by Susannah Birkwood, Be the First to Comment
The preferred option, published in the report summary, includes the appointment of an independent chair of the IoF standards committee and the development of a joint communications strategy between the IoF, the FRSB and the PFRA

Universities resort to cold calling ex-students - News - Student - The Independent

Universities resort to cold calling ex-students - News - Student - The Independent: The number of graduates asked to donate has nearly doubled in the past decade with almost 9.3 million approached last year and 174,000 (1.4 per cent) making a gift, according to the latest annual report from the Ross Group and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education.

Universities now spend �80m a year on fundraising – up from �34m in 2005 – and secured �660m in cash donations in 2012-13, with older graduates who received a free education much more likely to contribute.

Friday, July 18, 2014

PFRA could become part of the IoF, review of self-regulation recommends

PFRA could become part of the IoF, review of self-regulation recommends: In future the Public Fundraising Regulatory Association could be run as an arm of the Institute of Fundraising, a review of fundraising self-regulation has recommended.

The review, carried out by the professional services firm PwC, has concluded that "no immediate significant structural change" would be beneficial to self-regulation or the sector as a whole.

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Beijing Billionaire Couple To Donate $100 Million For Overseas Scholarships

Beijing Billionaire Couple To Donate $100 Million For Overseas Scholarships: Chinese real estate billionaire couple Pan Shiyi and Zhang Xin plan to set aside $100 million under their SOHO China Foundation to fund overseas study by Chinese undergraduates at the world’s top universities, SOHO China said in a statement today.

Milton Keynes charity Young People Are Our Future to open new centre at The Point | Charity Work & Charities in Milton Keynes | Volunteer Work & Fundraising

Milton Keynes charity Young People Are Our Future to open new centre at The Point | Charity Work & Charities in Milton Keynes | Volunteer Work & Fundraising: A MILTON Keynes charity is trying to get out its message of positivity to the city’s young people and children.

Young People Are Our Future has moved premises from Exchange House, off Midsummer Boulevard, to The Point until it gets knocked down by Milton Keynes Council, believed to be in around 12 to 18 months, with the centre’s official unveiling taking place on Tuesday, July 22.

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Brooks Newmark ‘delighted’ to get charities brief

Brooks Newmark ‘delighted’ to get charities brief: The Conservative MP for Braintree, Brooks Newmark, was appointed minister for civil society in yesterday’s government reshuffle and has promised to build on his predecessor’s ‘excellent work’.

He tweeted last night to say that he is “absolutely delighted to have been made minister for civil society working with our country’s great charities and voluntary sector”.

Monday, July 14, 2014

Red Nose Day will be shown in the US for the first time next year

Red Nose Day will be shown in the US for the first time next year: The British fundraising institution Red Nose Day is being exported to America for a three-hour show in May next year.

The television fundraising event will be shown on the US network NBC, which is working in collaboration with Comic Relief to bring the show to the States for the first time.

Red Nose Day raised �100.2m in 2013 and has been running in the UK for 25 years.

Fundraisers’ salaries down by 18 per cent in the North East

Fundraisers’ salaries down by 18 per cent in the North East: The salaries of fundraisers in the North East have fallen by an average of 18 per cent since 2009, according to a report released last week.

The Voluntary Organisations' Network North East (Vonne) has released a report showing that the salaries of people working in the charity sector in the North East have fallen by an average

Friday, July 11, 2014

Five new Fellows announced by the Institute of Fundraising | UK Fundraising

Five new Fellows announced by the Institute of Fundraising | UK Fundraising: he Institute of Fundraising has announced the election of five new Fellows to the IoF Fellowship. Fellows are recognised for their contribution to fundraising above and beyond their day job.

In addition, the award of a fellowship acknowledges the commitment of those who give their time to the Institute to help develop the profession of fundraising.

This year’s fellows, announced at the Institute’s AGM at the National Convention in London this week, are Jane Cunningham, Cathy Sullivan, Martin Price, Tenika Ah-Wan and Margaret Bennett.

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Aktive B�rgerschaft: Annual Report “Community Foundations: Facts and Trends”



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