Posts by our guest bloggers...
Today we announced that we have had the go ahead from the Privy Council to make a formal petition to become the Chartered Institute of Fundraising. Emma-Louise Singh MInstF(AdvDip) explains how being chartered will help us all aspire to be better fundraisers and help grow our community.
From a legal and governance perspective what would the move of the IoF from being a limited company to a being a chartered body mean for me as a member? Thea Longley, partner BWB, and Lucy Rhodes, Associate BWB, take a look.
Luke Wiechula MInstF(Cert) graduated in November with the Certificate in Fundraising. He explains why he chose to take part in the qualification and how he found learning alongside other fundraisers really valuable.
In the first of a two-part series on emotion and its use in fundraising, Ken Burnett explains why fundraisers should study emotions and learn to use them better.
Broadcaster June Sarpong explains why she thinks it is so important for fundraising, and the charity sector more widely, to be diverse.
Joyce Fraser explains why the fundraising sector needs the #ChangeCollective, and how the National Fundraising Awards are an opportunity for an equal, diverse and inclusive range of individuals and organisations to receive recognition.
ActionAid’s Chief Executive Girish Menon explains the work the charity is doing on becoming an organisation that has diversity and inclusion at the heart of its culture and is embedded in feminist principles.
Grahame Darnell reveals some of the insights he has gained from corporate decision makers on their renewed appetite for working with smaller charities and grass-root organisations.
St Helena Hospice won Most Innovative Fundraising Campaign at last year's National Fundraising Awards. Sally Thomas, Lottery Marketing Manager at the charity, explains the process that led them to be receive recognition for their fundraising lottery.
Emma Hutchins, Policy and Communications Manager at Association of Charitable Foundations, explains the work the membership body is doing in promoting good practice in the foundation sector with its Stronger Foundation’s initiative.