UWE News Commends Students on Oodles Collaboration

The Envision team of Bristol students have been featured in the University of the West of England UWE News! The article (here) is in recognition of the amazing work they have done with Oodles to help launch the Oodles Charity Credits mobile app in Bristol and the South West. Cameron, Ed, Dean, Jamie and Perry, are all final year students on the …

Oodles Charity Credits, Next Generation Fundraising

Oodles charity credits app is live, and with it comes a new generation of fundraising for local charities. Try out the android app or go to www.oodles.co.uk on your iPhone! Richard Spencer, Director of The Commission on the Donor Experience States that “Recent research has shown a dramatic and damaging reduction in public trust and confidence in charities following recent high-profile media exposures.” …

Bristol – Social Responsibility in South West England

Bristol has long been one of our nation’s most charitable cities and in 2014 it was the 4th most generous with 31.3% of residents giving cash to good causes. Research by the Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) and Bristol University shows that “young people are failing to keep up with their forebears in the generosity stakes”, but here’s a few stories that show Bristol is bucking …

Local Charities – Hard Life for Little Fish in the Fundraising Sea

Historically it has always been tough for the little guys, the grass roots, local charities. Small charities attract small income and it’s certainly not getting any easier! Local government cuts to spending have contributed to an overall reduction in income. A 2016 survey by NCVO states that smaller charities are subject to greater income volatility and that they are more …

Proud to Give to Charity. Whats So Wrong With That?

‘I’m proud of you’, is a phrase we all like to hear. But historically we have been brought up to believe that pride is not a nice attribute to have. Christian’s believe pride is one of the Seven Deadly Sins and we have all heard the expression “pride comes before a fall”. Pride “A feeling of deep pleasure or satisfaction …