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  • 13 fundraisers share their fundraising bookshelves

    Which books have fundraisers read? Which books would they recommend to other fundraisers? Here’s UK Fundraising’s list of other fundraisers’ bookshelves. If you are new to fundraising, which books are worth reading? If you’re an experienced fundraiser, which books will help you stay up to date or be challenged in your fundraising thinking? Fortunately plenty of fundraisers are willing to […]
  • Hello Raffle offers a different approach to raffle books

    A different approach to the usual raffle book format has launched. Hello Raffle, from DM Print, is a printed prize draw format that allows clients in the nonprofit sector to create cost-effective, GDPR-compliant and personalised one-piece raffle mailings that can also include testimonials, newsletters, and bulletins. DM Print’s software allows for full personalisation throughout, with Hello Raffle also offering full […]
  • Books for Syria reaches £1m target

    The Waterstones Buy Books for Syria campaign has hit its target of raising £1 million for Oxfam’s Syria Crisis Appeal. The campaign began in October, and saw Waterstones booksellers sell a selection of titles by bestselling authors, which had been donated by their publishers, with the full retail price donated to Oxfam. Participating authors included Caitlin Moran, Mark Haddon (pictured), Victoria […]
  • Sainsbury’s donates 80,000 children’s books to Save the Children

    Supermarket Sainsbury’s will donate 80,000 children’s books to Save the Children in support of child literacy in the UK. The donation includes a selection of books for four, five and six years plus, and features a range of illustrated stories, colouring books and educational titles. The books will be distributed to areas where Save the Children is working across the […]
  • Igloo Books chooses Children with Cancer UK as charity of the year

    Children’s and adult publishing company Igloo Books has chosen Children with Cancer UK as its charity of the year for 2013 and aims to raise £100,000 for the charity.

  • The Oxford Handbook of Corporate Social Responsibility (Oxford Handbooks in Business and Management)

    Business schools, the media, the corporate sector, governments, and non-governmental organizations have all begun to pay more attention to issues of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in recent years. These issues encompass broad questions about the changing relationship between business, society and government, environmental issues, corporate governance, the social and ethical dimensions of management, globalization, stakeholder debates, shareholder and consumer activism, […]
  • Oxfam appeals for more donated books

    Oxfam has launched its largest appeal for donated books to counter the drop in volume its bookshops have experienced. The appeal was launched by comedians Stephen Fry and Ruby Wax at the Hay Festival. Oxfam is hoping to receive over half a million more books that it can then sell to raise funds. The appeal will run until 21 June […]
  • New fundraising books for 2012 and 2013

    Amazon.co.uk lists a range of new or updated fundraising books due for publication this year and next. Here are a selection. Some are directed at a UK audience, others a US audience. Sometimes of course there is overlap between the two. We list the printed book version but many are also available for Kindle. The Routledge Companion to Philanthropy Editors: […]
  • Fundraising books coming in 2012

    Here are some fundraising books that are due for release in 2012. You can pre-order them via Amazon.co.uk or just wait for them to come out. The publication dates listed might of course not be accurate. 101 Social Media Tactics for Nonprofits: A Field Guide by Melanie Mathos and Chad Norman John Wiley & Sons 22 February 2012 10 Critical […]
  • McDonald’s to distribute 9m Morpurgo books in Happy Meals

    In an initiative supported by The National Literacy Trust (NLT), McDonald’s UK is to give away around nine million books by Michael Morpurgo, the former children’s laureate and author of ‘War Horse’. The author will donate all his royalties on the books to the charity Farms for City Children. The books will be given away in Happy Meals between 11 […]
  • thankQ CRM integrates with QuickBooks as popularity rises amongst not for profits

    In a recent Accounting Software survey carried out by Charity Finance magazine, of the 253 charity customers who took part, 10% stated that they use Intuit’s QuickBooks Pro as their main accounting software package, with 29% preferring Sage 50. Sage has long been the popular choice amongst small and medium sized charities, and thankQ CRM software already integrates seamlessly with […]

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