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This blog is a space for influential voices from the charity sector to comment on topical fundraising issues, explore new ideas, highlight success stories, share insight, fundraising how to tips and more.

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3 ways to enhance your charity event with the help of technology

Guest Bloggers | 20 March 2017

Organising a charity event? Find out how to enhance your event management process with the help of technology.

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Help us shape fundraising standards in Scotland

Fraser Hudghton | 17 March 2017

The Institute of Fundraising in Scotland is looking to recruit new members to join our Standards Advisory Board for Scotland.

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How to increase trustee participation in philanthropy

How to increase trustee participation in philanthropy

Guest Bloggers | 16 March 2017

The recent ICO rulings and impending introduction of the Fundraising Preference Service will change the nature of individual giving to the extent that many organisations will ...

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Coming full circle

Coming full circle

Guest Bloggers | 14 March 2017

When I wrote my last blog post about the Future Leaders Programme, I themed it around a particular comment that course leader Mark made in the very first session which resonated with me: that the most highly performing teams are those which are comfortable with change.

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Working toward a bright future

Supporting a bright future of face-to-face fundraising

Peter Hills-Jones | 13 March 2017

Peter Hills-Jones, IoF Director of Compliance, reflects on challenges to face-to-face fundraising and how the sector is maintaining standards through increasing pressure.

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A spring forward and look back on the changes for fundraising

A spring forward and look back on the changes for fundraising

Stephanie Siddall | 9 March 2017

Stephanie Siddall, IoF's Policy Officer, provides a round up of some recent news and developments and what we’ve been working on; from incoming changes to the Gift Aid Small Donations Scheme to the Fundraising Regulator's consultation on the Code of Fundraising Practice.

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Peter Lewis speech to IoF North West on leadership and fundraising on International Women's Day

Peter Lewis speech to IoF North West on leadership and fundraising on International Women's Day

Peter Lewis | 8 March 2017

Institute of Fundraising Chief Executive, Peter Lewis, speaks about fundraising leadership at the IoF North West's Annual Conference in Liverpool on 8th March.

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Budget 2017

2017 Budget: Invest in fundraising to support communities across the country

Mike Smith | 7 March 2017

For those who thought that the Chancellor might use the Budget tomorrow to significantly increase levels of public expenditure, one phrase – ensuring there is ‘enough gas in the tank’ – will have ended any expectations of a spending splurge!

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Fundraising Convention 2017

You’ve got skills, they’re multiplying…

Guest Bloggers | 6 March 2017

To work in fundraising requires a special kind of person. You’ve already got so many incredible skills; commitment, communication, creativity, the ability to build and maintain a relationship. But even the best fundraisers need to stretch their comfort zone sometimes.

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  1. 3 ways to enhance your charity event with the help of technology
  2. Help us shape fundraising standards in Scotland
  3. How to increase trustee participation in philanthropy
  4. Coming full circle
  5. Supporting a bright future of face-to-face fundraising

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