Posts by our guest bloggers...
As part of a series on Fundraising for Impact, following our research published alongside PWC earlier this year, Suzanne Featherstone reflects on the current state of fundraising and what the future might hold for trustees.
In a series of blogs following the Fundraising for Impact report published earlier this year, Kathryn Holloway from Friends of the Earth reflects on what the future of fundraising holds for individual giving.
Henry Rowling, co-founder of Flying Cars, looks at what makes a workplace culture and says that innovation starts with your people.
Mark Goldring, who has had twenty years’ experience as a CEO of a range of charities, explains that his recent experience of working for philanthropists has made him realise that charity leaders could be playing an even bigger role in bringing in new donors – some that they often don’t even get to have a dialogue with. He explains what role they could play.
With an increasing number of people hitting retirement age, Richard Radcliffe takes a look at how to get older generations engaged in giving and how not to miss out on this generous group of donors.
Manchester Foundation Trust Charity won Fundraising Charity of the Year at the National Fundraising Awards. As part of our Awards Showcase, Sarah Naismith, Director of the charity, explains how they received a 100% increase in fundraising income and went on to win the much coveted award.
Manon Oliver, Trust and Foundation Fundraiser at Animals Asia, says that workplace obstacles for disabled people are many and varied, but that they need to have the courage to consider their biases and think about how necessary current work structures are.
To mark Trustees’ Week 2019, Menai Owen-Jones, writes about why it’s time for trustees and senior leaders to shift the dial both about the value of fundraising, and fundraisers, in our sector.
‘Completing the Certificate in Fundraising was hugely rewarding and a significant amount of hard work’
Chris Rainford MInstF(Cert) will be graduating with the Certificate in Fundraising at the graduation ceremony in London next month. He explains what he got out of the qualification, and how it had many similarities with completing an undergraduate degree.
In the final instalment of our series of blogs for Ethics Week, Andrew Watt examines the role of fundraising leaders in driving values-based ethical behaviour.