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Corporate Fundraising - a snapshot of current practice in the UK non-profit sector

Could we make grant reporting fun?

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

COVID-19: Public fundraising guidance

This guidance has been prepared in consultation with Public Health England and the Health and Safety Executive.

Cultural sector fundraising and COVID-19: Recognising the social value of culture

Dan Fletcher, Treasurer of the Cultural Sector Network, says that the social value of culture is hugely significant – now more than ever – and in order to thrive in a post-coronavirus world, cultural ...

Digital advertising, AdTech and third-party advertising

This guidance note provides an update on charities responsibilities regarding programmatic advertising and what charities can do to protect their data.

Digital transformation is not really abour digital - it is about people and culture

Joe Freeman, Head of Digital at Bloodwise, explains in this blog how digital transformation is about people, and most importantly it should be focused on those people your charity is trying to help.

Digital welcome: more than a thank you!

Two fundraisers from Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity look at how they have tested digital welcome journeys at their charity to improve attrition and cancellation rates.

Direct mail

Direct mail is any print-based fundraising material delivered to people, including addressed mail, unaddressed (door-drops) and inserts.

Direct mail: two years on and it's a completely different picture

The National Youth Orchestra won the award for Best Supporter Experience at the National Fundraising Awards. As part of our Awards Showcase, Nicolette Shaw, Development Director at the charity, explai...

Diversity in the Fundraising Profession

The Chartered Institute of Fundraising and Barrow Cadbury Trust published this survey report published in 2013.

Do fundraisers have a duty to their beneficiaries?

What, if any, duties do fundraisers owe to their beneficiaries? And if they do, where does such a duty come from? Cherian Koshy considers this as part of a series for Ethics Month.

Donating land, property or shares

Door-to-door fundraising

Door-to-door collections can involve cash, goods and direct debit commitments and may be carried out by volunteers, charity officers, professional fundraisers and commercial participators.

Dos and don'ts during a video interview

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

Economics sound warning over "charity crunch"

75% of charities expect higher demand next year, while 83% forecast income decline

Election 2019

Environmental change

Equality, diversity and inclusion in the time of coronavirus

Or, EDI – what to do in a lull. Elizabeth Balgobin says that although right now normality has ceased in a lot of organisations, this crisis could provide an opportunity to cease old ways of thinking w...

Essential Fundraising Workshops

This series of Essential Fundraising Workshops were produced by the Chartered Institute in collaboration with the Small Charities Coalition and supported by the National Lottery Community Fund.

Event fundraising

Event fundraising offers many opportunities to get a range of people and communities involved in your organisation’s work.