Lizzie Ellis is Policy and Information Officer at the Institute of Fundraising
As we publish our research 'Who isn't in the room? Equality, diversity and inclusion in the fundraising profession', Lizzie Ellis, IoF Policy and Information Officer, has taken a look at what the research shows, and doesn’t show, about the fundraising profession.
NCVO today published the Charity Ethical Principles, a guide which aims to be a benchmark of good practice. IoF Policy Officer Lizzie Ellis explains what the principles mean for the fundraising sector.
Society lotteries have become a key part of fundraising, raising a record £255.56 million in 2016-17. But they are also the most regulated area of fundraising – with specific limits set on the amount of prizes that can be given and restrictions on annual sales.
Wishing a ‘happy anniversary’ appears to be in order. One year on from the Donor Experience Commission’s projects being published, the IoF wanted to find out what charities and fundraisers have been doing in their work on improving their own donors’ experience.
I won’t deny it: taxation is hard to get excited about. However, at an estimated worth of £3.77bn a year for the charity sector, the benefits that tax reliefs bring are not.