Posts by our guest bloggers...
As 2019 draws to a close, PwC’s Andy Theedom looks at what fundraisers should be thinking about for the year ahead and challenges them to get back to their charities mission.
Dan Fletcher from Moore Kingston Smith says that video is a great medium for fundraisers to connect with their donors, and explains why they should enter the Creative Vision Awards this year for a chance to get their own charities' story out there.
Ronnie Whiteside MInstF(Dip) graduated with the Diploma in Fundraising at the ceremony last month. In this Q&A he explains how he got into fundraising and what he got out of taking part in the qualification online.
The National Youth Orchestra won the award for Best Supporter Experience at the National Fundraising Awards. As part of our Awards Showcase Nicolette Shaw, Development Director at the charity, explains what led up to this win.
Louise Morris, Founder and Director of Summit Fundraising, takes a look at why fundraisers need to be able to influence up, and says that if we can have fundraisers who can create powerful change internally, who knows how much more money could be raised.
Kenneth Foreman looks at the initiatives London Marathon Events has run this year to combat the climate crisis, and says that when people come together, we can make the changes needed to ensure mass participation events are making a positive contribution to tackling the climate emergency.
As the climate crisis is becoming more and more at the forefront of both fundraisers’ and donors’ minds, now is the time to be doing away with outdated and potentially environmentally damaging fundraising models and instead turn to greener alternatives, says Mike Phillips from Purepages Group Ltd.
Simon Baines from The Access Group takes a look at productivity and asks why the subject has not received the same amount of attention in the fundraising sector as it has elsewhere.
How can we maximise our corporate partnerships in 2020? In the lead up to the Corporate Partnership Conference on 2 December, Jonathan Andrews from Remarkable Partnerships dives into the challenges and opportunities we have ahead.
Phil Zeidler, Co-Founder of DeadHappy, looks at why charities need to have more blunt conversations with their donors about legacies and death, and explains why charities should be talking about legacies with much younger donors.