Organising a charity event? Find out how to enhance your event management process with the help of technology.
The Institute of Fundraising in Scotland is looking to recruit new members to join our Standards Advisory Board for Scotland.
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 feel pressure to increase income from other sources, including philanthropy, to ensure they are able to deliver the same quality and quantity of programmes and services.
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.
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.
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.
Institute of Fundraising Chief Executive, Peter Lewis, speaks about fundraising leadership at the IoF North West's Annual Conference in Liverpool on 8th March.
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!
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.
“Excuse me, do you have a minute?”
“No, I don’t, I am too busy to be bothered by you chuggers right now!”