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War Child UK to benefit from new Dropbox Foundation funds

War Child UK to benefit from new Dropbox Foundation funds

The new foundation is also providing money to three other charities in Ireland and the US

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Charities will be charged £40 at most by new ICO fee structure

Charities will be charged £40 at most by new ICO fee structure

The Information Commissioner's Office has published guidance on its new fee arrangement, which will come into force on 25 May

Digital round-up: Royal British Legion brings WWI stories to life through AR

Digital round-up: Royal British Legion brings WWI stories to life through AR

Plus: new Facebook TV show for young mums; Working Chance launches digital mentoring for women; and Blind Veterans UK uses mobile technology to cut admin

Air ambulance charity points the way with fingerprint donations

Air ambulance charity points the way with fingerprint donations

The East Anglian Air Ambulance has worked on the system with the mobile payments platform Thyngs, and it goes live next month

Facebook to expand its crisis information service

Facebook to expand its crisis information service

The Community Help feature was launched last year, and is now being enlarged to give organisations including charities new ways to reach the victims of crises

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Mandy Johnson: Our strength is in numbers

Mandy Johnson: Our strength is in numbers

The recently appointed chief executive of the Small Charities Coalition, Mandy Johnson, says the organisation must make better use of its 8,500 members

Christmas... a time for giving and charity TV ads

Christmas... a time for giving and charity TV ads

Charities are spending increasing amounts on TV adverts over the festive period. Stuart Derrick reports.

Breaking down the PR silo

Breaking down the PR silo

Far from being 'faceless', the PR team should be fully integrated into the work of a charity, writes Lorna Harris

'Chairs are a catalyst either for good or ill'

'Chairs are a catalyst either for good or ill'

Four years after the Association of Chairs was launched, executive director Ros Oakley believes the organisation has filled a long-standing niche in sector representation

Action for Children launches its first VR campaign

Action for Children launches its first VR campaign

The Spare Room highlights the importance of foster carers and seeks to change attitudes towards fostering

Campaigning: dying, or just evolving?

Campaigning: dying, or just evolving?

Some believe that charities have lost their campaigning zeal in the shadow of the lobbying act, but that isn't the universal view of the sector. John Plummer reports