Annette Rawstrone

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Big Society Capital announces £10m crowdfunding match fund

The social investment wholesaler is linking up with three crowdfunding platforms to offer the Crowd Match Fund

Community Channel reborn after crowdfunding raises nearly £400k

The TV and online station aims to bring charities on board that can provide input into schedules and submit short films

Giving Tuesday: began in the US

Giving Tuesday 'supported by 4.5 million people'

The Charities Aid Foundation, which introduced the concept to the UK, cannot say how much was raised, but claims one in 10 adults supported a good cause on the day

Brighton College: an independent school

Charities bill amendment on independent schools is defeated in the Lords

The amendment was voted down after the Charity Commission said it would pursue a 'non-legislative route' on the issue

Study found online charity donations fell sharply among people aged 65 and over

Research finds even split between preference for online and offline giving

Third Sector Research's Charity Digital Study also says that a preference for online giving declines with age

The campaign

Digital Campaign of the Week: The Alzheimer's Society's poignant film raises awareness of its Memory Walk fundraising event

The integrated campaign, running across TV, digital, radio and other advertising, focuses on an elderly couple coping with dementia

Military charities

Military charities and other good causes to receive £70m of new funding from banking fines

The money, announced in today's summer Budget, will be distributed over the next five years

Charity found to have unfairly dismissed Ibukun Adebayo

Sacked Turning Point IT director was unfairly dismissed, tribunal rules

Ibukun Adebayo said she was unfairly dismissed by the charity's chief executive, Lord Victor Adebowale, on the grounds of religious and racial bias after complaining about comments in emails written by the deputy chief, David Hoare

Save the Children

Save the Children will not do telephone cold-calling or share supporters' details with other agencies

The charity is expected to unveil a 'supporter promise' with its annual report on Wednesday

The comedian Adam Hills stars in Scope's online spoof of Cadbury’s Milk Tray adverts

Scope spoofs the Milk Tray adverts for its Great Donate summer stock appeal

The comedian Adam Hills and the presenter Holly Valance bring the iconic adverts back to life

Breast Cancer Now

Breast Cancer Now loses a quarter of its staff after merger

The charity was launched in April after the merger of Breast Cancer Campaign and Breakthrough Breast Cancer

A detail from the campaign website

The National Trust's Sound Of Our Shores campaign

The trust has teamed up with its Scottish counterpart and the British Library for a campaign that urges people to record sounds at the seashore and upload them to a specially created website

The Movember podcast

Movember Radio podcast encourages men to talk about their health and wellbeing

The charity wants listeners to feel a part of the multitude of stories and experiences from around the world

The desire to give to causes donors believe in increases with age, Charity Digital Study finds

Polling by Third Sector Research involving more than 2,000 donors finds that 58% of 18 to 24-year-olds donate because they believe in a cause, but that proportion rises to 92% among the over-65s

Annette Rawstrone

Polite but pushy - my experience of making text donations

Our staff writer Annette Rawstrone thought she'd find out if she would be bombarded by messages and phone calls if she donated to a number of charities by text

A scene from Needlecraft

Forward's animated film about female genital mutilation

A short animated film produced by Animage films contrasts the innocence of childhood with the brutality of this practice, which the charity estimates has affected 100,000 women in the UK

WaterAid's Incredible Quiz of Unbelievable Sh!t

WaterAid's Incredible Quiz of Unbelievable Sh!t tests your knowledge of all things faecal

Billions of people have no access to safe, private toilets, says the charity, which aims to get people talking about sanitation

The rebranded logo

Buav changes its name to Cruelty Free International

The anti-vivisection charity wants to increase its reach and emphasise the fact that it campaigns internationally

Greenpeace's film: Song of Oil, Ice and Fire

Greenpeace video targets Shell's plans to drill in the Arctic

The environmental campaigning organisation has created the film for its Save the Arctic campaign