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Felicity Spencer-Smith

Felicity is External Affairs Officer at the Institute of Fundraising. She manages the media desk and is responsible for the IoF's parliamentary engagement. She tweets at @felicity_iof

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News briefing: The Beacon Collaborative, BT MyDonate, London Marathon and more

Felicity Spencer-Smith | 29 January 2019

In the first news roundup of 2019, Felicity Spencer-Smith takes a look at what’s happening in the fundraising community, including charity ethics and trust, a new philanthropic movement, and the latest in IoF news.

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Why place-based giving is more than just a buzzword

Felicity Spencer-Smith | 27 December 2018

Following her attendance at the first ever GeNErosity Festival, Felicity Spencer-Smith says that putting the ‘place’ at the heart of fundraising campaigns can be a powerful tool to engage supporters.

Staff picks: Some of our favourite fundraising campaigns from 2018

Staff picks: Some of our favourite fundraising campaigns from 2018

Felicity Spencer-Smith | 20 December 2018

The IoF team share their personal favourites from the year.

There’s no silver bullet to improving public trust (but there’s lots we can do!)

There’s no silver bullet to improving public trust (but there’s lots we can do!)

Felicity Spencer-Smith | 3 December 2018

What’s the best way to respond and increase trust and confidence in charities? An expert panel of fundraisers gathered to discuss trust for the final session of last week’s Individual Giving Conference 2018. Felicity summarises the key points of discussion.

What's the latest in fundraising?

What's the latest in fundraising?

Felicity Spencer-Smith | 30 October 2018

A summary of the most recent updates in the charity fundraising sector. Including the latest on the Budget, safeguarding and trust, and the millennial generation's favourite charities.

How can the budget support charity fundraising?

How can the budget support charity fundraising?

Felicity Spencer-Smith | 4 October 2018

As the political party conference season draws to an end, we look to an important event in the political calendar – the budget. We address three key areas that the Chancellor should focus on to make the budget work for fundraising.

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Fundraising briefing: What you missed on your summer holiday

Felicity Spencer-Smith | 5 September 2018

Summer tends to be quieter than the rest of the year, but there were still some bits of news that caught our eye. So whether you’ve been on holiday, busy or asleep over summer, here’s a summary of what you might have missed.

What's new in fundraising

What's new in fundraising

Felicity Spencer-Smith | 12 June 2018

Felicity summarises the most recent updates in the charity fundraising sector, looking at the latest on the new civil society strategy, local charities' fundraising skills, and the release of the latest Civil Society Almanac.

What's new in fundraising

What's new in fundraising

Felicity Spencer-Smith | 28 March 2018

Felicity summarises the latest goings on in the charity fundraising sector, looking at the latest on giving and public trust, Government’s review on 1p and 2p coins, and a charity focus on BBC Radio 4. It’s been a busy month for the sector, here’s what you might have missed: