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JustGiving scraps donation charges

The online giving platform previously charged a 5% fee for use of its crowdfunding service

18th October 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Bookmaker fined over stolen charity money failings

Paddy Power Betfair has been hit with a £2.2m fine for allowing significant amounts of stolen money to flow through its exchange

17th October 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Scottish social finance body celebrates 300th loan

A Glasgow social enterprise grocer is the latest organisation to benefit from funding from Social Investment Scotland

17th October 2018 by Susan Smith

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Top UK charities see cash grow by £500m

A new report into charity banking shows growth of cash assets and highlights which charities have the most cash and the biggest debts

17th October 2018 by Susan Smith

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Applying for funding - TFN top tips

Here are a selection of TFN articles on how to start your trust and foundation funding journey

16th October 2018 by TFN

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Charity champions cancer technology

Walk the Walk has been working to ensure that cancer patients have access to treatment that could save their hair

11th October 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Funding to help 800 people into housing

The Scottish Government is set to invest £6.5m in the Housing First initiative, which prioritises finding permanent housing for the homeless quickly

9th October 2018 by Gareth Jones

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£15m charity digital fund launched

The Big Lottery Fund has unveiled the new initiative to support those who want to make digital progress

9th October 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Giving scheme faces claims of funding extremism

An investigation has been launched amid claims that Amazon shoppers have been able to support groups accused of extremism

8th October 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Recreations of artefacts used for contactless donations

The National Trust for Scotland is looking to boost donations by inviting visitors to use technology to hand over their cash

8th October 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Insurance tax rises force charities to cut cover

Research from Zurich Municipal reveals charities are taking on more risk because of the rising cost of insurance premiums

8th October 2018 by Susan Smith

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Financial firm to give £27m to charity

The Australian based group Macquarie is giving away bumper donations to organisations from across the world to mark its 50th year

4th October 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Dame Kelly Holmes: good causes missing out on millions

Good causes are missing out on millions under outdated current rules

4th October 2018 by Sophie Bell

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Support projects for those with long term conditions gain funding

The Alliance has allocated £650,000 in funding to groups across Scotland

4th October 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Indonesia emergency aid campaign launched

UK charities have announced they will work together to support those affected by an earthquake and a tsunami

4th October 2018 by Gareth Jones

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Mum raises over £50k through Facebook and scoops award

Dedicated volunteer fundraiser Linda Campbell was honoured at the Scottish Fundraising Awards alongside professional individuals and teams

3rd October 2018 by Susan Smith

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Scots fundraisers told they can weather any storm

Recent fundraising scandals should give the profession confidence it can continue to weather any storm, a conference has heard

2nd October 2018 by Robert Armour

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Premium Lack of data is hitting Scottish fundraising efforts

Charity fundraising is suffering in Scotland because no one knows the size and the shape of the sector

2nd October 2018 by Graham Martin

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Premium Scotland leads the way in mass fundraising events

Scotland is pioneering innovative new fundraising events – and is setting down a marker for the rest of the UK

2nd October 2018 by Graham Martin

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