Rebecca Cooney

Attenborough urges advertisers that use animals to donate part of media spend

Attenborough urges advertisers that use animals to donate part of media spend

The broadcaster Sir David Attenborough yesterday unveiled the Lion's Share Fund, a UN initiative that wants companies to donate 0.5 per cent of their spend to support animals and their habitats

Médecins Sans Frontières apologises after sexual misconduct allegations emerge

Médecins Sans Frontières apologises after sexual misconduct allegations emerge

It has been claimed on the BBC's Victoria Derbyshire show that some of the aid charity's staff have sexually exploited women in Africa

Telephone fundraisers exempted by regulator from TPS Assured Certification

Telephone fundraisers exempted by regulator from TPS Assured Certification

The Fundraising Regulator has updated the fundraising code to stress the need for agencies to comply with the Telephone Preference Service

Brain Tumour Research 'broke fundraising code, but did not intentionally mislead'

Brain Tumour Research 'broke fundraising code, but did not intentionally mislead'

A report from the Fundraising Regulator says there is no evidence the charity set out to deceive donors, but it must consider its use of language and how it deals with complaints

Commissioning 'must be fixed', says Lloyds Bank Foundation chief

Commissioning 'must be fixed', says Lloyds Bank Foundation chief

Paul Streets says it's too focused on the convenience of the commissioners

Allow for electronic donations or fall behind, charities warned

Allow for electronic donations or fall behind, charities warned

Debit card payments in general became more common than cash payments last year, and Rick Lay, head of fundraising at Sue Ryder, says charities should sit up and pay attention

Small charities 'struggle to demonstrate impact to funders', says report

Small charities 'struggle to demonstrate impact to funders', says report

A study by the Lloyds Bank Foundation says such charities deliver great value to local communities, but are often in no position to assess their impact

Adrian Sargeant to leave philanthropy centre to set up his own organisation

Adrian Sargeant to leave philanthropy centre to set up his own organisation

The academic will leave the University of Plymouth Hartsook Centre for Sustainable Philanthropy next month; his wife, Jen Shang, will take over his old role

Tearfund to expand into the US

Tearfund to expand into the US

The Christian organisation will be chaired by Clive Mather, currently chair of Tearfund in the UK, and Sonia Patterson of Impact Wisdom has been appointed chief executive

Fundraising Regulator appoints new board member

Fundraising Regulator appoints new board member

Kieron James, founder of the donation platform Wonderful, has taken up the role