Felicity Spencer-Smith, Senior External Affairs Officer, gives the low-down on the latest developments affecting fundraising, including what new research shows us about UK giving, increases in income from legacies and a campaign to stop charities from excluding those that don't have a degree when recruiting.
Last month Remember A Charity launched its new strategic plan which sets out how it intends to grow legacy giving over the next three years. Rob Cope, Director of Remember A Charity, explains the challenges that lie ahead and what the campaign will be focusing on.
Rob Cope, Director of Remember A Charity, gives an overview of what has happened in the world of legacies and the challenges to be faced over the coming months.
Stuart Adams, a solicitor at Mishcon de Reya LLP, explains why those in his profession are not the “enemies” of legacy giving they have been made out to be, and says that the role played by solicitors should be recognised.
The last year was a great one for legacy fundraising, says Rob Cope, Director of Remember A Charity, but there are still some key questions that will need to be addressed in 2019.
Richard Radcliffe looks at the possible “enemies” of a legacy fundraising campaign, and how fundraisers can overcome these barriers – as well as revealing the results of a poll he conducted at the IoF Legacy Conference 2018 on threats to legacies.
We saw countless examples of charities using innovative and creative ways to engage their supporters with the concept of legacy giving during during Remember A Charity Week 2018. Learn how four of our member charities used different approaches to make the most it.
Election fever has well and truly hit the UK: much of our media coverage is dedicated to politics and the potential permutations of a closely fought race. On 7th May, we’ll need to make a choice about who we want to represent us in parliament. Given the dominant story of the day, I thought it might be interesting to reflect on the similarities between choosing a political party to vote for and choosing a charity to remember in your will. And, given the similarities, what should we as charities include in our legacy ‘manifesto’ or case for support?