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Companies celebrate success of Payroll Giving at National Awards ceremony

12/11/2014 Companies from across the UK have come together to celebrate the success of Payroll Giving at this year’s National Payroll Giving Excellence Awards held at the Treasury in Whitehall.

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Honouring our partners – IoF Partners in Fundraising Awards shortlist announced

10/11/2014 Today marks the release of the third annual IoF Partners in Fundraising Awards (PiFA’s) shortlist. The PiFA’s celebrate the contribution of suppliers in the fundraising sector.

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Top of the Class – Institute of Fundraising Academy Graduates celebrate success in London

07/11/2014 At a Ceremony at the University of London last night over 262 fundraisers graduated from the Institute of Fundraising's (IoF) Academy.

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Events & Training

Individual Giving Conference

01/12/2014 Individual giving by the general public is by far the largest source of charities’ income from donations. People give in many ways and through many routes, and a fundraisers’ skill is knowing which methods will yield the most in which circumstances.

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Major Donor Fundraising Conference

02/03/2015 Multi million pound donations are now at their highest level since 2008 so cultivating a meaningful and productive relationship with your donors is more crucial than ever in order to secure these funds for your own organisation. Major donor fundraising is key to securing unrestricted funding and donors can also act as influential advocates for your cause and help secure smaller gifts along the line.

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Fundraising for cultural and heritage organisations conference

16/03/2015 With many organisations still reeling from heavy funding cuts; the cultural sector must act now to diversify income sources. But how do you persuade the general public that culture is just as important to the social, economic and emotional wellbeing of the community as other causes seeking their donations? And once you’ve overcome the first hurdle, how do you know where to really dedicate your time and resources to get the best return on your investment?

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IoF Academy

The IoF Academy runs a series of one- and two-day training courses on a wide range of fundraising topics.

New dates are regularly added; upcoming courses include:

For details on all courses confirmed to date and to book visit the Training and Events Calendar.


Autumn courses are starting soon; dates for 2015 to be released in the next few weeks.

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