Alan Gosschalk

Alan Gosschalk

Fundraising director, Scope from May 2011

Alan Gosschalk is fundraising director at Scope following a two-month stint as interim fundraising director.

He took over for a brief spell as acting chair at the Institute of Fundraising in 2010/2011.

A career fundraiser, Alan is best known for his nine-year stint leading the fundraising team at Shelter, during which time he more than doubled the charity’s voluntary income.

His fundraising career started in a marketing role at Help the Aged, before he moved to the Imperial Cancer Research Fund as head of marketing and then on to the RNID as fundraising director.

His departure from Shelter came about after the charity decided to subsume the role of director of fundraising within the new enlarged function of shops, training and enterprise.  Gosschalk opted not to apply for the job as he wanted to continue to focus on fundraising. In June 2009 he became interim director of fundraising and communication at African medical charity AMREF, succeeding Paul Marvell who left to become director of learning at the Institute of Fundraising.

Six months later he joined consultancy BlueFrog as client services director but left nine months later in September 2010 stating that he wanted to take some time off and then find work within a charity again.

Gosschalk is also chair of the ImpACT Coalition, which he launched in 2005. He stepped up from vice chair to chair of the Institute of Fundraising in late 2010 after Paul Amadi resigned from the role. He is also a trustee of the overseas charity, Hope & Homes for Children.

 

Is this profile up-to-date? If not, please let us know at whoswho@civilsociety.co.uk

Displaying 1 to 4 (of 4)

Time for the big players to get real on face-to-face

The Institute of Fundraising’s upcoming meeting on face-to-face fundraising is long overdue and the absence of the PFRA may make it a more productive endeavour, says former PFRA chair Michael Naidu.

Alan at the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro

Alan Gosschalk embarked on a trek to the summit of the highest mountain in Africa last month. It brought expected challenges, and unexpected pleasures.

Alan Gosschalk

Alan Gosschalk announces the winner of his punchline competition and congratulates himself on sparking a lively debate.


High staff turnover is not unavoidable

High turnover of fundraising staff is not an unavoidable state of affairs. Fundraising managers and directors need to step up, look after their staff and reap the rewards, says Alan Gosschalk.

Displaying 1 to 4 (of 4)

Directory

Search the Directory

 

The Civil Society Directory is a comprehensive and effective resource for finding organisations and people in the sector.

Celina Ribeiro (38) Niki May Young (22) Kirsty Weakley (20) Hugh Radojev (17) David Ainsworth (12) Jenna Pudelek (9) Stephen Cotterill (9) Michael Naidu (7) Andrew Chaggar (7) David Philpott (7)
Tobin Aldrich (7) Leon Ward (7) Emily Corfe (7) Tania Mason (5) Lucy Caldicott (5) Alistair McLean (5) Alice Sharman (5) Adrian Beney (4) Reuben Turner (4) Vibeka Mair (3) Alan Gosschalk (3) Joe Saxton (3) Pauline Broomhead (3) Jonathon Grapsas (3) Beth Yorath (3) Robert Ashton (3) Lisa Clavering (3) Mark Astarita (2) Richard Radcliffe (2) Andrew Scadding (2) Suzie Who (2) Tod Norman (2) Andrew Purkis (2) Liz Tait (2) Stephen Lee (2) Dan Corry (2) Claire Routley (2) Making Good: The Future of the Voluntary Sector (2) Andrew O'Brien (2) Beth Breeze (1) Tony Elischer (1) Derek Humphries (1) Alan Clayton (1) Matthew Bowcock (1) Cathy Pharoah (1) Stephen George (1) Stephen Pidgeon (1) Andy Taylor (1) Martin Farrell (1) Morag Fleming (1) Ian MacQuillin (1) Paul Farthing (1) Ken Burnett (1) Rodney Buse (1) John Low (1) Rowena Lewis (1) Danielle Atkinson (1) Joe Jenkins (1) Mark Flannagan (1) Geetha Rabindrakumar (1) Chester Mojay-Sinclare (1) Amanda McLean (1) Jason Suckley (1) Imogen Ward (1) Kath Abrahams (1) Peter Lewis (1) Jonathan Last (1) Jenni Cahill (1) Marcelle Speller (1) Nick Aldridge (1) Philip Spedding (1) Tom Latchford (1) Sir David Varney (1) Liam Barrington-Bush (1) Lucy Gower (1) Martin Edwards (1) Jeff Brooks (1) Dawn Austwick (1) Dan Thompson (1) Steven George-Hilley (1) Emma-Lynn Houghton (1) Peter Horah (1) Ian Clark (1) Neelam Makhijani (1) George Matafonov (1) Marcus Missen (1) Denise Lillya (1) Jaz Nannar (1) Ali Stunt (1) Robin Fisk (1) Ben Russell (1) Gillian Claugher (1) Lynne McMahon (1) Emma Callagher (1) Angharad McKenzie (1) Raj Rajukumar (1) Dominic Will (1) Eudora Pratt (1)
Less +++ More +++

The Libor process is murky, but it is not the charities who are to blame

20 Sep 2016

The Libor process is worryingly unclear, but we should not be attacking the charities for receiving the...

Love, trust and the teachable moment - a better way?

20 Sep 2016

Three months after politicians were united in paying tribute to Jo Cox, which highlighted the importance...

May daze: when it comes to the charity sector, our new PM is as bland as a cheeseless water biscuit

8 Sep 2016

Ian Allsop is gasping for breath after a tumultuous summer – can Theresa May successfully bore him?...

Does anyone in Labour have any policies for the charity sector?

30 Sep 2016

Did we learn much about Labour’s policy on the voluntary sector at its annual conference? Probably not,...

Society Diary: By the end of the party conference, that glass of wine seemed very, very far away

30 Sep 2016

Our weekly round-up of interesting and outlandish information, collected from the corners of the charity...

Society Diary: Is a woman really shacked up with this dead philanthropist?

23 Sep 2016

Our weekly round-up of interesting and outlandish information, collected from the corners of the charity...