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Calling on charities and community groups: help tackle waste in North London

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Want to help tackle the rising tide of rubbish? Apply for a North London Waste Authority grant by 7 May, and your community anti-waste project could receive vital funding.

New Nonprofit Trends Report shows how the sector has adapted and what the future holds

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Salesforce.org’s new trends report set out to discover how charities have responded to the worldwide pandemic and what role has technology played in their survival

Looking to the future of advocacy partnerships

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Could patient groups and the pharma industry collaborate more effectively? Henry Featherstone, director of public affairs at Sanofi UK, shares five key insights from their new report on patient advocacy.

Three key donor behaviour trends to understand as lockdown starts to ease

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Donor behaviour continues to evolve rapidly in response to the pandemic, and the latest edition of Enthuse’s quarterly research study reveals some interesting changes in recent giving patterns and attitudes. Here are three of the big themes to watch.

Ageing beautifully: a free image resource for depicting over 50s

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Too often, images of older people in the media are clichéd, depressing and unrepresentative. The Centre for Ageing Better decided to do something about it – here, they explain how they’re changing the story with their diverse and positive images of our ageing population.

How the pandemic has changed charity donations

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Research highlights the importance of data integrity for charities – here’s why

Finding the way forward for Virtual Events

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Uncertainty around when physical fundraising can resume is troubling charities. Many are leaning on virtual events to fill income gaps - here’s how they can keep you moving forward in fun and imaginative ways

Charity bonds: raising investment for positive impact

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Charities are looking for support in more ways than ever, but fundraising isn't the only way. See how social investment could also help.

Three key donor behaviour trends that have emerged in 2020

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Donor behaviour continues to change in response to the pandemic and the latest edition of Enthuse’s quarterly research study examines the changes in recent giving patterns. Here are three of the key trends

Six creative ideas for your Christmas campaign

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With this festive season set to be one of the toughest for charities, you’re going to need to think outside the box. Here are six great campaign ideas for you to consider running this festive season

It's time for revival not simply survival

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This is not a straight-forward moment in history. But there's opportunity for positive change despite the challenges, so here is essential strategic advice for rebuilding stronger…

Five ways Covid-19 has affected donor behaviour

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Expert reports

Five ways charities can benefit from better technology

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In this rapidly changing landscape, the use of technology is key. Yet 51 per cent of charities don't have a digital strategy. Download this report, created in partnership with cloudThing, to learn how you can benefit from better technology and find ways to boost your engagement, productivity and much more

How to get the most from Giving Tuesday: report

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More than half of charities surveyed recently by Third Sector say they need to make more of Giving Tuesday. Download this free report, created in partnership with Salesforce.org, to explore how to do this, find practical advice to make the day a success, and what charities are already doing for this increasingly popular day.

Charities and coronavirus: weathering the storm

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Download this free report, created in partnership with GoodBox, to explore what we can learn from how charities coped during previous economic crises, consider a post-coronavirus fundraising landscape, and look at how technology can aid recovery in the third sector.

8 ways behavioural insights can maximise your digital fundraising

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Many charity fundraisers are unaware of how a few simple changes to the way they communicate with supporters could significantly boost donations. Read this Third Sector Insight expert report, produced in partnership with Fat Beehive, to find out more.

How to make your charity more relevant to young people

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Getting more young people to give is an issue many charities are wrestling with... Understanding young people's values and how they are likely to engage with charities is key to ensuring future donations.

For love or money: how to improve charity expenses

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What challenges are charities currently facing in respect of donor funds held on deposit with banks: survey

Achieving a good return on the funds generated by your donors and held on deposit with your bank is an important priority. Equally important is ensuring that your charity's funds are safeguarded from risk.