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Engaging trustees with fundraising

Dominic Will | 17 November 2017

This #TrusteesWeek, HOME Fundraising’s Joint Managing Director and Institute of Fundraising Trustee, Dominic Will, highlights the importance of engaging trustees more closely with fundraising.

Why fundraisers are key to successful charity boards

Why fundraisers are key to successful charity boards

Guest Bloggers | 17 November 2017

About six months ago, I was in a meeting, convened by the Institute, with other senior fundraisers discussing the most significant challenges and opportunities facing the sector.

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How trustees can help to raise more major gifts

Guest Bloggers | 16 November 2017

Ikhlaq Hussain, IoF South East and London committee member, explores how trustees can utilise their skills and help their charities raise more from a major gifts programme.

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Legacy giving - always the bridesmaid

Guest Bloggers | 9 August 2017

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.

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I’m passionate about developing fundraisers to be the best they can be

Kath Abrahams | 20 April 2017

Director of Engagement & Fundraising at Diabetes UK, Kath Abrahams, discuss why becoming a trustee of the Institute felt like the right step forward to help fundraisers become the best they can be.

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Be part of the way the fundraising profession moves forward

Emily Drayson | 10 April 2017

We ask Emily Drayson, founder of Drayson Research and Researchers in Fundraising SIG member, why she decided to join the IoF Trustee Board, and why you should get involved too!

How to increase trustee participation in philanthropy

How to increase trustee participation in philanthropy

Guest Bloggers | 16 March 2017

The recent ICO rulings and impending introduction of the Fundraising Preference Service will change the nature of individual giving to the extent that many organisations will feel pressure to increase income from other sources, including philanthropy, to ensure they are able to deliver the same quality and quantity of programmes and services.

What can trustee boards do to navigate the current fundraising landscape?

What can trustee boards do to navigate the current fundraising landscape?

Guest Bloggers | 1 December 2016

As a starting point, some context about trustees and the recent fundraising issues may be useful. Put simply, governance of charities is now under the spotlight. A series of failures by a handful of charities has given the sector a fairly bad reputation.

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Far from one size fits all: Governance of fundraising in large and small charities

Guest Bloggers | 25 October 2016

I am proud to serve as a Trustee in two organisations – Oxfam GB, one the UK's largest and best known charities, and Galapagos Conservation Trust (GCT), a significantly smaller charity with a very specific focus.

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Fundraising should be central to the thinking of every charity Trustee Board

Guest Bloggers | 19 October 2016

It shouldn’t have to be said, but I’m afraid this is still viewed as a controversial statement.

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