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.Continue reading NEW IDEAS: Why fundraisers need to start a journey to an holistic understanding of donors
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.Continue reading OPINION: Are we curious enough about fundraising?
Caoileann Appleby introduces Rogare’s new project on gender in fundraising – why we’re doing it, what we hope we can achieve, and what we’re going to do.Continue reading KNOWLEDGE: Introducing our new project on Gender Issues in Fundraising
The fundraising sector in the USA will face a worsening ‘talent crisis’ if it fails to invest in the career development of Millennial fundraisers.Continue reading Invest in careers of Millennial fundraisers to avert imminent ‘talent crisis’
Another week, another conference. This time, it’s the Summer School, devised, hosted and run by Rogare Associate Member Ask Direct. Now in its third year, the event will take place at Trinity College in Dublin on Thursday 12 and Friday 13 July.Continue reading KNOWLEDGE: More critical thinking at the Ask Direct Summer School
If you spend a day at the Institute of Fundraising’s national convention at the Barbican from July 2-4, you’re almost certainly guaranteed to come away with some top practical tips that you can implement in your fundraising on your very next day back in the office.Continue reading KNOWLEDGE: Exercise your critical thinking skills at the IoF convention this year
Rogare identifies the sessions at AFP I-Con that explore issues in fundraising from a critical thinking perspective.Continue reading KNOWLEDGE: A deep dive into professional knowledge at AFP I-Con in New Orleans