Anyone reading the charity news this month will have seen the furore caused by Giles Pegram’s comments about women in fundraising. They were made in response to concerns raised about The Summit, a conference to discuss the future of fundraising that included just one female speaker alongside nine male counterparts.
1. A Hidden Gem - Resilience report from the Clore Social Leadership ProgrammeThe Clore Social Leadership Programme aims to develop and connect aspiring leaders in the social sector who are working for the benefit of individuals and communities across the UK.
While online donations remain some way behind online retail, the share of charitable donations arriving through online channels has risen by 85% in just 3 years. There are also clear signs that charities are taking a more sophisticated and holistic approach to their online communication.
Working with MissionFish, we have carried out a survey of what charities are doing with social media for the first time. We have trend data on how the wider world is using social media, the rise of the mobile internet and the penetration of broadband into society as a whole.
The follow-up to our 2009 report. As mobile phones have become more powerful and SMS donations have increased, we examine the potential and pitfalls charities face whilst making the most of this communications and fundraising avenue