Communicating Causes book launched

Former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan’s prediction that the 21st Century would be the “era of the NGO” is an appropriate starting point for Communicating Causes – an all encompassing new book on the state of campaigning in the charity sector. Dr. Nicky Garsten and Prof. Ian Bruce’s compilation of essays on how public relations …

Collective Backs Lobbying Act Research

Campaign Collective is supporting research on the impact of the Lobbying Act, carried out by Sheila McKechnie Foundation (SMK) to ensure the sector has the most up-to-date evidence possible to inform discussions with the Government and regulators. As part of the project, in partnership with the Directory of Social Change, SMK is conducting an online …

#CommsChat on fundraising and comms

Campaign Collective will be joining forces with Communicate magazine for a #CommsChat about fundraising and communications on Monday 5th February at 20:00 GMT on Twitter. The chat will cover a range of topics including: how the reputation of fundraising can be improved, how communications can help with charitable donations and what organisations such as charities can …

New report reveals comms challenge for charities

The final report from the Commission on the Donor Experience has revealed the reputation communications challenge charities face when developing fundraising strategy and tactics. The Commission on the Donor Experience was launched in March 2016 in response to media scrutiny of fundraising practice. At its heart was one simple idea – to place donors at …

Collective joins Charity Comms network

Campaign Collective has become the latest organisation to join the Charity Comms network. The organisation, founded in 2007, now boasts over 500 organisations and 4,000-plus individuals working in charity communications and marketing. Simon Francis, Founder Member of Campaign Collective said: We’re delighted to join the Charity Comms network and will use our membership to work …

Election advice for campaigners published

Campaigners and charities have been warned that while the formal process to call the 2017 UK General Election has yet to be completed, organisations need to start to prepare for the regulations which come in during election campaigns. Formal guidance from the Electoral Commission is expected to be published in the coming weeks, but Campaign Collective …