Is fundraising a ‘profession’? As Rogare publishes a green paper on the subject, Ian MacQuillin argues that it isn’t, and can’t be while you don’t have to know anything about fundraising in order to become a fundraiser.Continue reading OPINION: The case of the accidental fundraiser and the need to professionalise fundraising
- Fundraising falls short of being a ‘profession’ assessed against usual criteria
- Lack of professional status leads to lack of respect from peers
- Formal entry route into fundraising needed.