- Rogare’s new ‘praxis’ papers to showcase fundraisers’ doctoral and Master’s research
- Papers contain suggestions about how to apply the research to day-to-day practice
- First paper – by Samaritans’ (UK) Lucy Lowthian – explores the psychological well-being factors that influence the intention to leave a legacy to charity.
- New ‘Knowledge Collectives’ will sift best evidence- and theory-backed research
- First Knowledge Collectives to look at legacy and corporate fundraising
- Staffed by practitioners who are experts in their fields to co-create knowledge base.
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
The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) has selected Dr Claire Routley, research fellow at the University of Plymouth and one of the UK’s leading experts on legacy giving, as its 2017 Emerging Scholar Award.Continue reading NEWS: Dr Claire Routley selected as AFP’s 2017 Emerging Scholar of the Year
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 February 2017
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.Continue reading NEW IDEAS: The philosophical dispute between fundraising and data protection
In December 2016, the Information Commissioner’s Office took enforcement action against the British Heart Foundation and RSPCA for breaching data protection legislation. This page collects the ICO statements and blogs responding to ICO’s action, both critical and in support of ICO, as well as any best practice advice. We’ll add to this as and when blogs are published.Continue reading KNOWLEDGE/OPINION: ICO and enforcement action against charities
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.Continue reading OPINION: Does the ICO have ‘unreasonable’ expectations about wealth screening?
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.Continue reading KNOWLEDGE: Blog digest September 2016
People are more likely to consider leaving a charitable bequest if they are presented with social information about what other people have not done, rather than what they have. Continue reading NEWS: Telling people what others haven’t done is more effective at encouraging them to consider a charitable bequest