Ian Kerr of Midas Charity Appeals shares a tip to motivate appeal committees.
Ian writes: "When my friend, Robert Vincent, uses his favourite expression 'Bang on about' I pay attention. He is an extremely skilled appeal chairman with those scarce talents in fundraising of being able both to motivate and to ask.
Writing for SocietyGuardian, Nick Cater looks at the impact of the response to the attacks of September 11th 2001 has had on American charities.
Despite the massive public and corporate donations to many of the charities involved in the relief effort following the disasters of September 11th last year, Nick Cater argues that American charities have not emerged well from the past year.
Prince Harry is marking his forthcoming 18th birthday with a series of voluntary work activities.
Prince Harry will celebrate the week of his 18th birthday by getting involved in charity projects working with homeless people and hospital patients. The Daily Telegraph reports that he is keen to remind the public of his late mother's commitment to the less popular charitable causes.
Oxfam received the $200,000 award for its work to relieve poverty, distress, and suffering.
The award is made every two years and was instituted after the 1988 Seoul Olympic Games. It is designed to recognise an individual or organisation that makes a major contribution to international peace and harmony.
Bogus charity collectors are reported to be active in north Wales, according to the BBC.
Bogus charity collectors claiming to be raising funds for Cancer Research have already visited almost 300 homes in Dwyfor and Meirionydd, Gwynedd. In the past week they are reported to have raised £500.
Despite three arrests, police say their inquiries are continuing.