New research on public attitudes to charity marketing, complaints and the fundraising preference service shows:
This report looks at the key trends in how the public engage with politics and how they perceive charity engagement with the political process. It draws on nfpSynergy’s research with a range of audiences, including the general public, MPs and journalists.
The charity sector has had 12 months unlike any other it has ever seen. We have been under the spotlight in the eyes of the media, public and politicians more than ever before, and rarely for the right reasons. The response of the sector has been varied, and largely ineffective.
The new report – Challenging Cuts – Investigating the response of charities to frontline service cuts – has three main sections which have the following key points.
Part 1: The effect of government spending cuts
- Two thirds of MPs think that we need tighter regulation of charity fundraising
- Conservative MPs are particularly unimpressed with how the sector has responded to recent media coverage and are less likely to support charity campaigns in parliament
- 71% of the general publ
There are over 160,000 charities in the UK1, benefiting a wide range of causes from hospices to international development. We explore facts and figures to try and determine which of these causes appeal most to the general public, but find that the outcome depends on the criteria used.