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I am proud to serve as a Trustee in two organisations – Oxfam GB, one the UK's largest and best known charities, and Galapagos Conservation Trust (GCT), a significantly smaller charity with a very specific focus.Read this blog
It shouldn’t have to be said, but I’m afraid this is still viewed as a controversial statement.Read this blog
A win-win-win? Having fundraisers on your Trustee board benefits your organisation, the fundraiser, and the charity sector
Recent controversies in charity fundraising, teamed with the rapidly changing technological landscape (the so called Fourth Industrial Revolution), make the role of a charity Trustee increasingly multi-faceted.Read this blog
There are a thousand different reasons why you should try to have younger people on your charity’s Board.
Here, I am going to focus on just one of them- how they can make a difference for your fundraising. Of course, all Trustees should be part of your fundraising efforts, but involving younger people is an area that isn’t spoken about enough.
Following the events of summer 2015, the role of charity trustees has been continually under the spotlight. One of the main lessons learnt over these past 18 months is the important responsibility trustees have over their charity’s fundraising strategy.Read this blog
The British public is very charitable, with the latest Charities Aid Foundation report showing Britons donate over £10 billion a year. But that generosity is dependent on the belief that funds raised by charities will go to good use.Read this blog