Today's Featured Blog Posts
Why won't charites defend street fundraising?
"Street fundraising has been having a bit of a moment in the mainstream media. A Sunday Telegraph journalist went undercover and exposed evidence of potential breaches of chugging rules by a fundraising agency. More recently, Lord Hodgson's review of the Charity Act and recommendations on fundraising led to more headlines screaming for a 'crackdown on chuggers'. At Third Sector we've been keen to give the sector's response to this furore over a fundraising technique that is said to make £130m a year for charities. But there has been a real reluctance from charities, even those that use the technique and have spoken out about its benefits in the past, to comment." Read the full post.
Myth: Your nonprofit doesn't have time for social media
"With these free tools at your fingertips, you can get set up in 24 hours and grow your community of donors and fundraisers online with minimal effort." Read the full post.