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IoF response to the Autumn Statement

03/12/2014 Responding to today’s Autumn Statement, Peter Lewis said:

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IoF introduces new rules and guidance on fundraising with people in vulnerable circumstances

01/12/2014 The Institute of Fundraising (IoF) has today changed its Code of Fundraising Practice to introduce a new standard for those fundraising with people in vulnerable circumstances. The new rule, approved by the IoF Standards Committee and Board, relates to treating all donors fairly, enabling them to make informed decisions, and taking into account the needs of individuals who may be in a vulnerable circumstance.

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Survey now open for "Managing in a..." series 2015

25/11/2014 A major survey of fundraising and finance professionals has kicked off to understand the trends and priorities for the charity sector.

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Events & Training

Fundraising for Hospices Conference

26/01/2015 Last year’s Fundraising for Hospices conference in partnership with Hospice UK (formerly Help the Hospices) touched on a number of fundraising challenges that the hospice sector contends with, including donor fatigue resulting from a need to meet funding targets from same geographic area and populace. This year’s programme will draw from the learning that came from the 2014 event and look at practical ways to improve your fundraising practices.

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Community and Volunteer Fundraising Conference

09/02/2015 Communities come in all shapes and sizes, so it is important to work out what you can do to interact with your supporter base and beyond to maximise engagement.

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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.

Major Donor Residential (MDR), February 2015 - book here today!


Dates for early 2015 to be released in the next few weeks.

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