Menu
  1. YOU ARE HERE: Home
  2. Institute of Fundraising Blog
  3. Tags
  4. trusts and foundations
What is wrong with funders?

What is wrong with funders?

Guest Bloggers | 12 February 2020

If fundraisers were to design the ideal funding system from scratch, what would it look like? Harriet Stranks, Director of Grants at Lloyds Bank Foundation, asks what is wrong with funders, and looks at why this is not a simple problem with a simple solution.

Five tips to stop your funding proposal from ending up in the bin

Five tips to stop your funding proposal from ending up in the bin

Guest Bloggers | 11 February 2020

When only 1 in 7 funding proposals can progress to the next round, how do you decide which 6 to bin? David Burgess, Director of Apollo Fundraising, offers five observations he has made that can stop your funding proposal from ending up in the ‘no’ pile, ahead of his session at the Trusts Fundraising Conference later this month.

Could we make grant reporting fun?

Could we make grant reporting fun?

Guest Bloggers | 4 February 2020

Emily Dyson-Hawkes, Head of Communications at the Institute for Voluntary Action Research, takes a look at principles for funders to adopt that help to ease the burden of grant reporting.

How changing our relationships with trusts led to a huge spike in income at Sue Ryder

How changing our relationships with trusts led to a huge spike in income at Sue Ryder

Guest Bloggers | 24 April 2019

Andy Watts, Head of Trusts at Sue Ryder, explains how by changing how they interact with trusts and foundations, they were able to increase trust income by 349% in the space of a year.