Menu
Successful partnerships for sustainable fundraising logo

The best partnerships are built on strong foundations

Daniel Fluskey | 4 August 2016

In the charity sector ‘relationships’ are everywhere. Relationships between trustee boards and fundraising teams, between charities and donors, and between charities and agencies or third parties they work with. Getting these relationships working well and positively is absolutely key to delivering the excellent fundraising that we want to see.

Charities Act 2016

What the Charities Act 2016 means for fundraising

Stephanie Siddall | 22 March 2016

Last week, the Charities (Protection and Social Investment) Act 2016 received Royal Assent. While the provisions in the Act do not take effect immediately, they will be implemented over the coming months and so are important for you to be aware of.

Connection of people

The Importance of Influence for charity fundraisers

Guest Bloggers | 29 February 2016

My first job in the charity sector was for a small charity that supported isolated older people on low incomes. The cause wasn’t sexy, the charity was barely known by the public. Even the name confused people about what we did. We had no donor list and very little profile, even in our own part of the sector. One of my main roles (among several) was to be the fundraiser.

Fundraising Strategy: What You Should Think About

Fundraising Strategy: What You Should Think About

Guest Bloggers | 19 January 2016

This is not a ‘how to’ guide; this is my experience of inheriting the good, the bad and the downright ugly of fundraising strategies, before going on to write several of my own. When tasked with writing a fundraising strategy, you should ask yourself the following questions:

Realising our potential – growth strategies for corporate fundraising

Realising our potential – growth strategies for corporate fundraising

Jenni Anderson | 14 January 2016

How many times have you been asked to analyse the ‘potential’ of your market? A word that often fits snugly alongside ‘sustainable’ and ‘long-term’ in business plans. If something has potential, we should do it, right?

Quick Polls

What is the biggest challenge facing fundraisers currently?

What is the biggest challenge facing fundraisers currently?