April 1, 2009, Third Sector Online — Charity bosses who do not talk openly about the effects of the recession are fuelling disquiet among their staff, interim findings from this year's Charity Pulse poll have shown.
Almost six out of 10 people who responded to a survey by data analysis firm G2 Data Dynamics said their donations had not changed as a result of the economic downturn.
International development charities are finding it increasingly difficult to secure media coverage of their work because of the recession.
Last month's announcement in the US of proposals to limit tax relief on donations by higher-rate taxpayers has increased concerns about reforming a comparable aspect of Gift Aid in the UK.
Email newsletters to supporters are a waste of time and effort and should be ditched by charities and NGOs, according to Barack Obama's digital strategist.
A third of donors in the UK intend to give less to charity over the next six months, according to new research.