Beth  Breeze

Beth Breeze

Director, Centre for Philanthropy, University of Kent

Beth Breeze is an academic researcher who specialises in philanthropy.  She worked within the ESRC Centre for Charitable Giving and Philanthropy from 2008 t 2013 and has recently begun a Leverhulme Trust-funded Early Career Fellowship for a project The Formation of Fundraisers: role of personal skills in asking for money.

She co-founded, and is now Director of, the Centre for Philanthropy at the University of Kent where she also teaches courses on volunteering, fundraising and philanthropy.

She began her career as a fundraiser for a youth homelessness charity and has worked in a variety of fundraising, research and charity management roles, before completing a doctoral thesis on contemporary UK philanthropy in 2010.



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Can fundraisers ever be too tenacious?

Tenacity might be key to good fundraising, but, Beth Breeze asks, can British fundraisers afford to up their tenaciousness?

I could give at least three times more to charity than I do

The British public can all give a lot more to charity, so why aren’t charities asking for it, wonders Celina Ribeiro.

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