The recent Events Fundraising Conference held in June saw charities big and small, from across the UK, grapple with the issues affecting their events.
Working in the non-profit sector can be tough but amazing, difficult yet rewarding – all of these things and more. At Blackbaud, we’ve always been close to the outstanding efforts made by fundraisers in charities of all sizes across the country – we work with them every day and get to see on an individual basis the remarkable things they do.
Innovation is, rightly, high on the agenda for many charities at the moment. The need for the services and support provided has never been greater but neither has the challenge of raising the funds required to provide them.
As we start a new year, it’s time to think about a new digital strategy. How can you futureproof your fundraising activity? Master trainer and social media guru, Beth Kanter, has predicted the future of fundraising. While future trends don’t always come to fruition, at Social Misfits Media we think these are a pretty safe bet.
Recently you may have seen a New Philanthropy Capital report which said people in the UK with wealth over £1m gave a total of approximately £1.3bn a year to charity.
We often hear how important it is for charities to demonstrate their impact, highlight why they exist, what they do and the change that they make.