Rogare has recently published a code of conduct for donors. Although published as part of our work on gender issues in fundraising, Ian MacQuillin argues that such codes have wider relevance.Continue reading Why donor codes of conduct must become ubiquitous
NEW IDEAS: Radically rethinking fundraising regulation to include duties to beneficiaries
Around the world, fundraising regulators focus their activities almost exclusively on acting in the interests of donors. Ian MacQuillin describes the change in regulatory philosophy that’s needed to bring beneficiaries into the frame. Continue reading NEW IDEAS: Radically rethinking fundraising regulation to include duties to beneficiaries
NEW IDEAS: Donorcentrism – all things to all fundraisers, part 1. What is it?
‘Donorcentric’ fundraising could claim to be the dominant philosophy in fundraising. But, asks Ian MacQuillin, can anyone actually describe what it really is?Continue reading NEW IDEAS: Donorcentrism – all things to all fundraisers, part 1. What is it?
KNOWLEDGE: Blog digest March 2017
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. Inclusion in this digest does not indicate that Rogare agrees with any arguments presented, only that we thought they made a good argument.Continue reading KNOWLEDGE: Blog digest March 2017
NEW IDEAS: The fundraiser’s duty to ask – a philosophical rationale
It’s often heard that fundraisers have a ‘duty’ to ask for donations. Cherian Koshy argues that duty is grounded in the ethics of the specific role of the fundraiser.Continue reading NEW IDEAS: The fundraiser’s duty to ask – a philosophical rationale