Why we must take on the civil society sceptics to defend charity campaigning
With 32% of Conservative MPs wanting to prevent charities from lobbying, we need to defend charity campaigning for civil society groups and activists everywhere.
NGO supporters meet their MPs to discuss UK aid
On International Day for the Eradication of Poverty 2017, supporters from around the country came to Westminster to meet their MPs and talk to them about the vital importance of UK aid.
Six behavioural psychology tips for effective campaigns
Alice Delemare shares some behavioural psychology tips for campaigners, gathered at a recent CharityComms event.
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Road-testing the Narrative Project
The New Venture Fund worked with 10 organisations to road-test the Narrative Project approach in their communications.
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Number crunching Parliament petitions
MPs will later debate two petitions about the state visit of US President Donald Trump, but what do online polls and their signatories say about the UK?BBC 20 February 2017
"This is not a public service announcement"
Sho Konno from Restless Development blogs on what "communications for development" should mean in light of recent media attacks."This is not a public service announcement" 20 January 2017
SMK Campaigner Survey
The results from the first annual SMK Campaigner Survey make for interesting reading: 90% of respondents feel campaigning is under threat, and 1 in 5 say that their organisations are now campaigning less.Sheila McKechnie Foundation 1 December 2016