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Promoting your charity online to engage with donors

Social platforms, media networks and your very own website are amongst the most popular and effective ways of raising awareness of your charity, whilst allowing users to engage with your organisation, with ease. There is an abundance of digital solutions to help maximise your online potential, but knowing where to start can be confusing. It…
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News Release: Charities won’t be paid back until 2050's for 2012 Olympics lottery raid

New correspondence between Steve Reed MP and Civil Society Minister Mims Davies MP seen by the Directory of Social Change indicates that hundreds of millions of pounds raided from charities and community groups to build infrastructure on the Olympic Park may take decades longer to be repaid than repeated Government statements have claimed. Hundreds of…
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FundsOnline - News Release: Charities won’t be paid back until 2050's for 2012 Olympics lottery raid

Product giving – the real value for charities: five benefits

Charlotte Walshe, Head of Charity Partnerships at In Kind Direct, provides an insight to product giving and describes its top five benefits. Interest in the cost of fundraising continues, including this recent piece in Charity Financials. However, these pieces focus almost exclusively on funds raised, rather than the collected efforts, expenses and savings that other types…
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FundsOnline - Product giving – the real value for charities: five benefits

Don't hurl misleading statistics about like a drunk under a lamppost

Author: Debra Allcock Tyler, Chief Executive of DSC Recent reports from the Fundraising Regulator have misused numbers to paint a picture of the sector that is bleaker than the reality. “Politicians use statistics like drunks use a lamppost, for support rather than illumination.” I have a degree in psychology and got part way through a…
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FundsOnline - Don't hurl misleading statistics about like a drunk under a lamppost
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