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After the storm: fundraising and GDPR

Lawrence Simanowitz and Hannah Lyons from Bates Wells discuss what GDPR has meant for major donor fundraising from a legal and compliance position.

Are will-writing firms wrong in their reporting of money raised for charity?

Legacy consultant Richard Radcliffe and Jon Brewer, founder of Bequeathed, look at the two sides of the question of whether will-writing firms are correct in how they report how much money has been ra...

Are you right for self-employment?

Part of our range of guidance and support for fundraisers who are currently unemployed or in need of redundancy support.

As a former fundraiser, and as an MP, I know how important fundraising is

Susan Elan Jones, MP, writes following an Institute of Fundraising event in Parliament celebrating and showcasing examples of excellent fundraising.

Assessing Risk

This page covers key introductory information for how to go about assessing risks at your organisation. It also includes links to government guidance.

Attracting major gifts: what can we learn from higher education?

Gemma Peters, Chief Executive of Bloodwise, looks at what fundraisers can learn from the higher education sector when attracting major donations.

Auctions

Advice and tips on how to run a fundraising auction

'Be prepared. I did the IoF Certificate in Fundraising...a year later I became the CEO!'

Debbie Geraghty, Executive Director of Plymouth Music Zone, explains in this blog how doing a fundraising course led her down some unexpected paths...

Becoming the Chartered Institute of Fundraising - a message from Peter Lewis

Peter Lewis, Chief Executive of the Institute of Fundraising, makes an announcement about the IoF's journey towards chartered status.

Before you write your CV

Part of our range of guidance and support for fundraisers who are currently unemployed or in need of redundancy support.

Can you have too much of an ethical focus on donors?

Our primary stakeholder in fundraising ethics is usually donors. But what happens when a balance of power in donor-fundraiser relationships becomes distorted? In the latest instalment of our blog seri...

Celebrating the value of Payroll Giving

Caroline Gaskin explains why the Payroll Giving Forum is launching the first National Payroll Giving Week, and says that this week is about celebrating the strength and growing awareness of this area ...

Challenge Events

This guidance covers setting up challenge events. It includes advice on how to prepare for an event and covers some of the issues fundraisers should be thinking about.

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Change Collective Report 2019: Who Isn't In the Room?

A report setting out a benchmark for equality, diversity and inclusion in the fundraising profession

Change Collective Strategy

Change Collective: An overview of the last year

A year after the launch of the Change Collective Strategy, Elizabeth Balgobin, Chartered Institute of Fundraising’s Interim Head of EDI, gives an update of what has been achieved over the last year.

Change Collective: Inclusion in the fundraising recruitment journey

Elizabeth Balgobin hosted a discussion about inclusion within fundraising recruitment, where she was joined by a panel of fundraisers. She explains more in this blog.

Change Collective: New series of recruitment guides for the fundraising community

A new series of recruitment guides for the fundraising community.

Charities call for boost to Gift Aid

The Chartered Institute joins coalition calling on the Government to temporarily increase the level of Gift Aid that can be claimed on donations amid pandemic fundraising shortfall.