NEW IDEAS: How to put beneficiaries first, without throwing donors out with the bathwater

Ian copyHow can fundraisers reconcile the tensions between serving the needs of their donors and beneficiaries? Ian MacQuillin describes a new way to envision the role of fundraising within an organisation that might do the trick. Continue reading NEW IDEAS: How to put beneficiaries first, without throwing donors out with the bathwater

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: Fundraising must be central to any ‘rebrand’ of ‘Charity-UK’

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Earlier this month, Rogare’s director Ian MacQuillin spoke at a lunch hosted by CharityComms to discuss ‘rebranding’ the third sector. Here’s what he said.

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KNOWLEDGE: Blog digest March 2015

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.

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