Following the joint regulatory event in Manchester yesterday, IoF Head of Policy and Research Daniel Fluskey gives us his take on the 10 key areas.
Sarah Carter, Director of Wisdom Fish, talks about the importance of developing an organisational culture that supports, nourishes and engages the people in it.
Tomorrow, on Tuesday 21st February in Manchester, a joint regulatory event will be held by the Information Commissioner’s Office, Fundraising Regulator, and Charity Commission.
A few weeks ago I hosted a wonderful Institute of Fundraising event in Parliament celebrating and showcasing examples of excellent fundraising. I was delighted to be able to give fundraisers the opportunity to highlight the amazing work that they do.
Charity Today: when we talk about the vital role charities play, we also talk about the work of fundraisers
“We need to change the narrative about the charity sector”. If I had a pound for every time I’ve heard that phrase over the last 2 years!
There is a new story in the press this morning criticising one of the most important companies supporting the sector, JustGiving. JustGiving are ‘accused’ of taking £20m from donations while paying their staff up to £200,000.
Today the Fundraising Regulator has published its first consultation on the Code of Fundraising Practice. Covering issues around trustee duties, monitoring of third parties, vulnerable people, and others this is the first time that charities, fundraising organisations, and the public will have their chance to inform the Regulator of their views and ideas on the rules that fundraisers are held accountable to.
As we start a new year, it’s time to think about a new digital strategy. How can you futureproof your fundraising activity? Master trainer and social media guru, Beth Kanter, has predicted the future of fundraising. While future trends don’t always come to fruition, at Social Misfits Media we think these are a pretty safe bet.
Trust influences donors willingness to give their contact permission. That statement almost seems obvious and self-explanatory. The real question is by how much does trust influence the donor's willingness to give a contact permission? The answer is “a lot!” The result should make any fundraiser reconsider some of the ways fundraising has been done online the last 20 years.
The recent Monetary Penalty Notices issued to BHF and the RSPCA by the ICO have understandably raised concerns and questions for charities and fundraisers about their implications for charitable fundraising moving forward.