NEW IDEAS: Gender Issues in Fundraising – a roadmap for structural change

We all know we need to make changes. But the question is how do we make those changes. Ian MacQuillin describes how Rogare aims to identify structural changes that will level the playing field for all female fundraisers, not just those who will benefit from current initiative and projects.

This blog is part of the Gender Issues In Fundraising Project run by Rogare – The Fundraising Think Tank.

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KNOWLEDGE: Gender Issues in Fundraising – why are women under-represented in leadership roles?

Picture a fundraising leader. If the image in your head is of a man, Heather Hill says you need to read this blog.

This blog is part of the Gender Issues In Fundraising Project run by Rogare – The Fundraising Think Tank.

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KNOWLEDGE: Gender Issues in Fundraising – Lean In or Lean Out?

That fundraising is beset by gender inequality is not in question. But how should the profession seek to redress these inequalities? Ruby Bayley-Pratt examines at the pros and cons of two different schools of thought.

This blog is part of the Gender Issues In Fundraising Project run by Rogare – The Fundraising Think Tank.

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KNOWLEDGE: Gender Issues in Fundraising – the career of a female fundraiser

From a gender pay gap to the glass ceiling, Ruth Smyth examines the factors that shape the career of a female fundraiser.

This blog is part of the Gender Issues In Fundraising Project run by Rogare – The Fundraising Think Tank.

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KNOWLEDGE: Gender Issues in Fundraising – Terminology 101

To kick off our new project on gender issues in fundraising, project leader Caoileann Appleby presents an introduction to the ideas and concepts underpinning this topic, with contributions from Ruth SmythHeather Hill and Ruby-Bayley Pratt.

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KNOWLEDGE: Introducing our new project on Gender Issues in 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.

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NEWS: New project aims to ground discussions about gender in best current knowledge

The fundraising think tank Rogare (Latin for ‘to ask’) today publishes the first outputs from our project to explore Gender Issues in Fundraising (GIF).

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KNOWLEDGE: Exercise your critical thinking skills at the IoF convention this year

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.

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OPINION: We need to talk about donor dominance

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.

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OPINION: What do we need to learn from the Presidents Club debacle?

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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.

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