REVIEW: Smart Collaboration: How Professionals and their Firms Succeed by Breaking Down Silos, by Heidi K Gardner

A new book on the need for collaborative working in the professional services leads Claire Routley to question whether fundraisers are as collaborative as they like to think, particularly when it comes to their non-fundraising colleagues.

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NEWS: Dr Claire Routley selected as AFP’s 2017 Emerging Scholar of the Year

The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) has selected Dr Claire Routley, research fellow at the University of Plymouth and one of the UK’s leading experts on legacy giving, as its 2017 Emerging Scholar Award.

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OPINION: An intelligent design for tackling fundraising’s skills gap

Claire Routley 2We’re told we need to recruit fundraisers who have more passion if we are to reverse the impending leadership crisis. Claire Routley discovers that we might be better off seeking out intelligence. Continue reading OPINION: An intelligent design for tackling fundraising’s skills gap

NEW IDEAS: Charitable giving as a route to ‘immortality’

For many people, money plays a symbolic as well as an economic role, helping them to achieve a form of immortality. Claire Routley explains how fundraisers can help donors to live on through the money they giving to charity. Continue reading NEW IDEAS: Charitable giving as a route to ‘immortality’