Barclays, one of the largest banks in the UK and in over 40 countries, has released a new campaign to encourage children to know more about charity donations. The famous bank has launched a new guide to understanding philanthropy, which aims to encourage families to have more discussions about charitable raising and giving.
The first charity shop was opened in Oxford in the year 1948, and has positively transformed high streets across the UK. It’s common to spot charity shops in every high street in England, but according to research published by the Charity Retail Association, 50% of the general public feel there should be less. But how could people feel negative about charity shops raising money for people in need?
GoFundMe one of the most popular crowdfunding platforms in the UK has announced they will be expanding their platform to allow crowdfunding for non-profit organisations.
NfpSynergy has recently conducted a study on behalf of ‘Remember a Charity’ that shows 27% of people who regularly donate money to charity, are more willing to leave a large donation included in their will.
According to BBC News, films in which white celebrities are filmed promoting on the behalf of charities are said to be getting the boot, with new campaigns instead being fronted by those that the charity intends to help. The change follows backlash that white-celebrity led campaigns promote ‘poverty tourism’ and rely on unfair stereotypes.
Charity trustees are the group of people dictating the direction a charity takes and how it is operated. As such, they are ultimately responsible for actions performed by the charity that are considered questionable or harmful. As a trustee, it is therefore important that you protect yourself with trustee indemnity insurance.