BRICs offer potential gains and new challenges for face-to-face fundraising

BRICs offer potential gains and new challenges for face-to-face fundraising

7 Oct 2015 | Stephen Cotterill

As part of a wider feature on street fundraising world-wide, Stephen Cotterill highlights the fundraising potential of Brazil, Russia, India and China.


BRICs offer potential gains and new challenges for face-to-face fundraising

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Don't ask your supporters to give unless you're willing to do it yourself

If legacy fundraisers want supporters to leave gifts in their wills they should leave something in their own, says Michael Clark legacy and in-memory manager at Cystic Fibrosis Trust.

Find foot. Take Aim. Shoot. The battle for the soul of fundraising.

The recent battles over the regulation of fundraising have been unfair on the FRSB and may not go far enough to prevent future scandals, says Andrew Scadding.

The Fundraising Preference Service: much ado about nothing?

The Etherington Review’s proposed ‘Fundraising Preference Service’ has been met predominantly with horror in the sector. Hugh Radojev examines whether the worrying may be premature.   

Fundraising will have to innovate to succeed in the world after the Etherington Review

The Etherington review has been driven by a deep public unease and the sector must accept it, says Stephen Cotterill, but a period of upheaval will follow that will require fresh thinking from fundraisers.

Spot on Lucy, if a charity doesn't have a clear ambition, its absence will infect every fundraising ask they make. And that's daft.

» What would your charity do with a social fundraising windfall?

Charitable foundations should work together better

Charitable foundations should work together better and relieve some of the pressure felt by fundraisers, says Dan Corry.

Fundraising should be about building networks, not playing the numbers game

After an unprecedented summer of media and public scrutiny, the sector needs to change, says Richard Turner. Fundraisers can win the public and increase the amounts they raise at the same time.

Charities 'need to defend their fundraising methods'

Charities that operate best practice need to defend their fundraising methods more stridently to turn the tide of public opinion back in their favour, say Stephen Cotterill and Celina Ribeiro.

We need to show respect for giving

Charities are reliant on donations, but gifts come with obligations to the gift-giver, says Kathy Evans, chief executive of Children England.

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