Head of Policy and External Affairs Daniel leads the Institute's policy development and research work, keeping up to date with member priorities, promoting innovation on fundraising and working with key stakeholders, including civil servants and politicians, to make sure fundraising and giving are key priorities for the current and future governments. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
What is a charity obliged to do in return for its financial support? How much detail should a charity give about who funds it? Do tax payers know enough about how their money is used and which charities it funds?
Over the last 6 months or so we have seen three of the most successful social media fundraising campaigns. The #nomakeupselfie campaign; the 'ice bucket challenge'; and the fundraising activity of Stephen Sutton have raised millions of pounds.
There’s a lot of talk at the moment around ‘sustainability’ of the sector, developing a ‘stronger’ sector, one that can grow and develop to play a bigger role in communities while at the same time being more resilient.
Anyone who’s been keeping an eye on the papers or listening to the radio over recent weeks would be forgiven for thinking that fundraising is in something of a crisis.