Peter Lewis is Chief Executive of the Institute of Fundraising. His role involves responsibility for the overall leadership and management of the IoF, making sure the Institute delivers against the organisational objectives set by our members in the most effective way possible.
Peter Lewis’ previous roles include Chief Executive of London Voluntary Service Council; he has worked for Crisis, acted as CEO of the London Cycling Campaign and held a senior role at the Greater London Authority.
Last week Remember A Charity reached a huge milestone in the campaign’s history, as they welcomed their 200th member, Shine Charity.
The General Election in June and the subsequent appointment of a new Minister for Civil Society can sometimes feel like a long time ago, so I was delighted last week to have the chance to meet with Tracey Crouch MP. Joined by a small team of civil servants, we met in a side room in Parliament to discuss all things fundraising.
Institute of Fundraising Chief Executive, Peter Lewis, speaks about fundraising leadership at the IoF North West's Annual Conference in Liverpool on 8th March.
IoF Chief Executive, Peter Lewis, takes a look at what 2017 may bring from a fundraising perspective.
New figures this week show that more people than ever are choosing to leave a gift to charity in their will.
Today’s much awaited report from the Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Select Committee – which I have welcomed and consider to be very balanced - gives us all another chance to reflect on how our environment as fundraisers has changed over the last year.
Fundraising is the lifeblood of charities across the UK. The billions of pounds donated from the public each year is essential to the delivery of services and work for good causes both at home and abroad.
The long-awaited summit on fundraising self-regulation is now only days away.
I became aware of Streetdoctors three years ago when surfing the internet for a volunteer opportunity. The whole concept immediately got me emotionally in the gut. And it all began with two medical students...
As well as fundraising practices themselves, the system of self-regulation for fundraising has been closely scrutinised over the summer.