Each month, the Critical Fundraising blog presents a digest of the best fundraising-related blogs and articles from the previous month 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 NEW THINKING: Blog digest – April 2022
The fundraising sector in the USA will face a worsening ‘talent crisis’ if it fails to invest in the career development of Millennial fundraisers.
Continue reading Invest in careers of Millennial fundraisers to avert imminent ‘talent crisis’
Another week, another conference. This time, it’s the Summer School, devised, hosted and run by Rogare Associate Member Ask Direct. Now in its third year, the event will take place at Trinity College in Dublin on Thursday 12 and Friday 13 July.
Continue reading KNOWLEDGE: More critical thinking at the Ask Direct Summer School
Ian MacQuillin responds to the Fundraising Regulator’s critique of his and Adrian Sargeant’s recent ideas on fundraising ethics and regulation
Continue reading OPINION: Fundraising regulation owes more than lip services to the rights of beneficiaries
Rogare identifies the sessions at AFP I-Con that explore issues in fundraising from a critical thinking perspective.
Continue reading KNOWLEDGE: A deep dive into professional knowledge at AFP I-Con in New Orleans
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 June 2017
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.
Continue reading OPINION: Fundraising must be central to any ‘rebrand’ of ‘Charity-UK’
Sir Stuart Etherington’s review, published today, recommends allowing donors to opt out en masse from being asked to make a donation. Ian MacQuillin, rather unsurprisingly, thinks this is a bad idea. Continue reading OPINION: For beneficiaries’ sakes, don’t allow people to opt out of even being asked to help them
Plymouth University’s Centre for Sustainable Philanthropy (CSP) and its think tank Rogare have called for the formation of a totally new body to write, maintain and own fundraising’s professional standards. Continue reading NEWS: Self-regulation should be reformed on advertising industry model
Plans to introduce lay members to the Institute of Fundraising’s standards committee are mere tinkering. Adrian Sargeant calls for a wholesale review of fundraising self-regulation and the creation of a new sector body to own fundraising’s professional standards. Continue reading OPINION: A once-in-a-decade opportunity to give self-regulation some ‘bite’