NEW IDEAS: How Canadian fundraising is changing the way it engages with critics

Canadian fundraisers are using a new narrative to engage with their critics. But they won’t be ‘defending’ fundraising using facts. Ian MacQuillin explains the thinking behind the AFP Canada’s values-based advocacy of the profession.

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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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KNOWLEDGE: A deep dive into professional knowledge at AFP I-Con in New Orleans

Rogare identifies the sessions at AFP I-Con that explore issues in fundraising from a critical thinking perspective.

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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 March 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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KNOWLEDGE: Blog digest February 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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OPINION: We are all JustGiving

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The response of fundraisers following yet another ideological attack by the UK media on the sector showed the beginnings of a unified front. But Ian MacQuillin asks whether the fundraising profession is properly prepared to stand up for its values.

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