Ian MacQuillin responds to the Fundraising Regulator’s critique of his and Adrian Sargeant’s recent ideas on fundraising ethics and regulationContinue reading OPINION: Fundraising regulation owes more than lip services to the rights of beneficiaries
A “systematic review” of fundraising’s professional ethics is needed before any major review of the Code of Fundraising Practice in England and Wales is made, a new paper published in the Journal of Business Ethics argues.Continue reading NEWS: Review of fundraising ethics must precede major changes to the code of practice
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
Not only did the Presidents club dinner highlight inappropriate behavior by men against women generally, it also raised the more specific question of how fundraisers respond to such behaviour by donors. Heather Hill says we need to start this conversation.Continue reading OPINION: We need to talk about donor dominance
The can of worms opened at the annual Presidents Club dinner might be bigger than we think. Ian MacQuillin explores some of the questions raised.Continue reading OPINION: What do we need to learn from the Presidents Club debacle?
American blogger and commentator on the nonprofit sector Vu Le kicked off a small storm earlier this year when he challenged the concept of donor-centred fundraising. Critical Fundraising collates some or the debate engendered by Vu Le’s arguments.Continue reading KNOWLEDGE: The ‘donorcentricity’ debate
‘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?
In the first part of this blog, Ian MacQuillin argued many fundraisers don’t have a consistent idea of what they mean by ‘donorcentric’ fundraising. In part 2, he explores some of the issues this can lead to.Continue reading NEW IDEAS: Donorcentrism – all things to all fundraisers, part 2. What could go wrong?
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 April 2017
Rogare has collated a resource of blogs exploring various topics within fundraising ethics.Continue reading KNOWLEDGE: Fundraising ethics – blogs