NEWS: What’s the best way to get into fundraising? Who can say?

What advice would you give a kid who asks you the best way to become a fundraiser? Not an easy question to answer. Ian MacQuillin outlines Rogare’s new collaboration with Cause4 and Arts Fundraising & Philanthropy to research entry routes into fundraising

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NEW IDEAS: Why fundraisers need to start a journey to an holistic understanding of donors

To better understand donors and build a culture of philanthropy, it’s not enough to think critically. It’s not enough to break out of your silos. It’s not enough to acquire new knowledge in subjects such as behavioural science. Ashley Scott says practitioners need to embark on ‘transdisciplinary’ journey to becoming a more effective fundraiser.

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OPINION: ‘The end of donor-centred fundraising and the last fundraiser’

Has the rise of donor-centred fundraising obscured fundraisers’ duties to their beneficiaries? But if fundraisers really do have duties to beneficiaries, from where do these duties derive? Cherian Koshy gets to grips with some knotty philosophical questions.

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NEW IDEAS: Gender Issues in Fundraising – a roadmap for structural change

We all know we need to make changes. But the question is how do we make those changes. Ian MacQuillin describes how Rogare aims to identify structural changes that will level the playing field for all female fundraisers, not just those who will benefit from current initiative and projects.

This blog is part of the Gender Issues In Fundraising Project run by Rogare – The Fundraising Think Tank.

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KNOWLEDGE: Gender Issues in Fundraising – why are women under-represented in leadership roles?

Picture a fundraising leader. If the image in your head is of a man, Heather Hill says you need to read this blog.

This blog is part of the Gender Issues In Fundraising Project run by Rogare – The Fundraising Think Tank.

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OPINION: Are we curious enough about fundraising?

Most fundraisers only know enough to get things done in their day jobs. Which is alright up to a point. But, argues Nigel Harris, fundraisers need to be more intellectually curious about the factors that influence and impact on their chosen profession.

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KNOWLEDGE: Gender Issues in Fundraising – Lean In or Lean Out?

That fundraising is beset by gender inequality is not in question. But how should the profession seek to redress these inequalities? Ruby Bayley-Pratt examines at the pros and cons of two different schools of thought.

This blog is part of the Gender Issues In Fundraising Project run by Rogare – The Fundraising Think Tank.

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