To better understand donors and build a culture of philanthropy, it’s not enough to think critically. It’s not enough to break out of your silos. It’s not enough to acquire new knowledge in subjects such as behavioural science. Ashley Scott says practitioners need to embark on ‘transdisciplinary’ journey to becoming a more effective fundraiser.Continue reading NEW IDEAS: Why fundraisers need to start a journey to an holistic understanding of donors
Has the rise of donor-centred fundraising obscured fundraisers’ duties to their beneficiaries? But if fundraisers really do have duties to beneficiaries, from where do these duties derive? Cherian Koshy gets to grips with some knotty philosophical questions.Continue reading OPINION: ‘The end of donor-centred fundraising and the last fundraiser’
We all know we need to make changes. But the question is how do we make those changes. Ian MacQuillin describes how Rogare aims to identify structural changes that will level the playing field for all female fundraisers, not just those who will benefit from current initiative and projects.
This blog is part of the Gender Issues In Fundraising Project run by Rogare – The Fundraising Think Tank.Continue reading NEW IDEAS: Gender Issues in Fundraising – a roadmap for structural change
Picture a fundraising leader. If the image in your head is of a man, Heather Hill says you need to read this blog.
This blog is part of the Gender Issues In Fundraising Project run by Rogare – The Fundraising Think Tank.Continue reading KNOWLEDGE: Gender Issues in Fundraising – why are women under-represented in leadership roles?
Most fundraisers only know enough to get things done in their day jobs. Which is alright up to a point. But, argues Nigel Harris, fundraisers need to be more intellectually curious about the factors that influence and impact on their chosen profession.Continue reading OPINION: Are we curious enough about fundraising?
That fundraising is beset by gender inequality is not in question. But how should the profession seek to redress these inequalities? Ruby Bayley-Pratt examines at the pros and cons of two different schools of thought.
This blog is part of the Gender Issues In Fundraising Project run by Rogare – The Fundraising Think Tank.Continue reading KNOWLEDGE: Gender Issues in Fundraising – Lean In or Lean Out?
In response to the NonGraduatesWelcome social media campaign, Ian MacQuillin looks at the arguments for and against graduate recruitment into fundraising and asks whether NonGraduatesWelcome risks falling into the trap of anti-intellectual populism.Continue reading OPINION: The cases for and against graduate entry into fundraising
From a gender pay gap to the glass ceiling, Ruth Smyth examines the factors that shape the career of a female fundraiser.
Caoileann Appleby looks at the prevalence of sexual harassment in society and whether this is reflected in the fundraising profession.
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To kick off our new project on gender issues in fundraising, project leader Caoileann Appleby presents an introduction to the ideas and concepts underpinning this topic, with contributions from Ruth Smyth, Heather Hill and Ruby-Bayley Pratt.Continue reading KNOWLEDGE: Gender Issues in Fundraising – Terminology 101