We are at a critical moment for charity legacy giving. As the once-in-a-lifetime intergenerational transfer of the baby boomer wealth begins to take place, we have a choice as to whether we are going to be good or great at legacy fundraising.
Summer tends to be quieter than the rest of the year, but there were still some bits of news that caught our eye. So whether you’ve been on holiday, busy or asleep over summer, here’s a summary of what you might have missed.
Last week Remember A Charity reached a huge milestone in the campaign’s history, as they welcomed their 200th member, Shine Charity.
Legacy Foresight has been analysing the British legacy sector for over two decades, and the topic never ceases to fascinate and often move us.
Ashley Rowthorn, Director at Legacy Link and Legacy Voice looks ahead at speaking at this year's IoF Legacy conference and discusses why talking about legacies is becoming cool...
Chris Millward, CEO of the Institute of Legacy Management, and speaker at the upcoming IoF Legacy fundraising conference, explains why Trustees and senior stakeholders within charities should be more supportive of legacy fundraising.
Yes, it is this week and isn’t it time that more than 7% of the population left a legacy to a charity? The calculation is that a 4% change in our behaviour would lead to £1 billion extra for good causes.
New figures this week show that more people than ever are choosing to leave a gift to charity in their will.
Legacy giving is changing in so many ways at the moment. It really is an exciting time, bringing new opportunities for an increasing range of charities. It’s not without its challenges though, so what better time to question what you really know about legacies…
If you’ve got 30 people coming to a birthday party, it stands to reason that you will need a pretty big cake. In the same way, when it comes to legacies, it has never been more evident that we need to make a bigger cake – more and more charities are joining the party.