Invest in careers of Millennial fundraisers to avert imminent ‘talent crisis’

The fundraising sector in the USA will face a worsening ‘talent crisis’ if it fails to invest in the career development of Millennial fundraisers.

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NEWS: New report identifies critical issues and challenges confronting fundraisers in Ireland

Greater collaboration among professional fundraisers is needed to address some of the major issues facing fundraising in Ireland, according to a new report by the think tank Rogare, which is published today at the Ask Direct Summer School in Dublin.

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KNOWLEDGE: Blog digest July 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.

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NEW IDEAS: The philosophical dispute between fundraising and data protection

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Fundraisers and data protection experts appear to have very little common ground on which to talk about ICO’s recent enforcement action. Ian MacQuillin suggests the gulf between the two could be down to different philosophical approaches.

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OPINION: Does the ICO have ‘unreasonable’ expectations about wealth screening?

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The UK’s data protection regulator has fined two charities over how they have ‘wealth screened’ current and future donors. Ian MacQuillin ask whether the Information Commissioner’s Office is treating charities differently to companies.

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