Regular personal contact and credible campaigns key to getting politicians’ attention and supportIt is vital for charities to talk to MPs early, often and about credible campaigns, according to a new report out today. ‘Nine campaign tactics for charities to consider before a General Election’ is written by research consultancy nfpSynergy and urges charities to act quickly and effectively.
Corporate Gift Aid was reformed in the year 2000 to provide a tax benefit for the company making the donation. Prior to this, charities had been able to reclaim Gift Aid on donations made by companies.
Research for our new report, ‘A Healthy Audience’, looks at the relationship between the number of people with a particular medical condition or disability and the size of the largest charity supporting those affected. Here are some interesting nuggets from the report.
Global communication has created possibilities and connections, but also some problems. It has, however, opened up new opportunities for non-profits everywhere to engage with their communities and key audiences.
Although we agree completely with the argument that charities should harness social media trends like the #nomakeupselfie to divert donations to their cause, we do have some reservations about charities instigating a trend like this themselves or jumping on the bandwagon without being clear about