OPINION: How can we stop the mass exodus of fundraisers?

As increasing numbers of fundraisers start to leave their jobs, Karen Paul says urgent action is needed to stop the brain drain from the profession.

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NEW THINKING: Blog digest – October 2021

Each month, the Critical Fundraising blog presents a digest of the best fundraising-related blogs and articles that have adopted a critical fundraising mode of thought. 

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OPINION: How do we change the conversation about zero-cost fundraising?

Why are organisations that claim all your money will go to the cause so successful at seizing the moral high ground? Ian MacQuillin wonders how we can make our arguments against zero-cost fundraising more convincing

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NEW THINKING: Blog digest – September 2021 (and a bit further back)

Each month, the Critical Fundraising blog presents a digest of the best fundraising-related blogs and articles that have adopted a critical fundraising mode of thought.

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NEWS: New series of papers showcase fundraisers’ academic research to a practitioner audience

  • Rogare’s new ‘praxis’ papers to showcase fundraisers’ doctoral and Master’s research
  • Papers contain suggestions about how to apply the research to day-to-day practice
  • First paper – by Samaritans’ (UK) Lucy Lowthian – explores the psychological well-being factors that influence the intention to leave a legacy to charity.
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NEWS: Rethinking fundraising – Rogare’s new mission to build our conceptual knowledge base and change the learning culture

Rogare’s director Ian MacQuillin explains our new mission and vision, and how we are going to achieve it.

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OPINION: Do you think fundraising is as exciting as a four-winged dinosaur?

If you can get as excited about your profession as palaeontologists do about animals that sound like they belong in a fairy tale, Ian MacQuillin want you to join Rogare’s new Critical Fundraising Network to take Rogare’s work to the next level.

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OPINION: Lightning will strike in the Critical Fundraising Network

Esther Kwaku of the Rogare Council explains who the conversations we have in the Critical Fundraising Network are fundamentally different to the types of discussions she’s had elsewhere. 

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NEWS: New Rogare initiatives to collate and signpost best evidence-backed ideas for use in practice

  • New ‘Knowledge Collectives’ will sift best evidence- and theory-backed research
  • First Knowledge Collectives to look at legacy and corporate fundraising
  • Staffed by practitioners who are experts in their fields to co-create knowledge base.
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