12 Feb 2015
A charity set up in memory of Damilola Taylor, the schoolboy who was stabbed to death in south London, could be saved from closure after a telephone fundraising agency stepped in to provide funding.
Fundraisers cannot apply traditional campaign methods to the new breed of online community fundraising, says Bryan Miller.
Last year more than a third of donors stopped giving to their regular charity. In research revealed exclusively to Civil Society, fast.MAP explores why donors stayed loyal or gave up and how they prefer to be contacted by charities.
Fundraisers must represent the ambitions of donors within their organisations. Your job is not just to bring in the money, says Giles Pegram, it is to effect the change your donors long for.
For small charities, corporate partnerships can feel imposing and beyond reach. But while they might be small fish, Kim Sutton says small charities can still take a big bite out of corporate philanthropy.
With comments like those, maybe he should resign.
Are your next big donors in Sweden? Austria perhaps? The law is changing around European residents being able to give tax-effectively to charities in other European Union countries, potentially opening up the floodgates to cross-border competition for donors.
JustGiving claims it has not yet been affected by Virgin’s fundraising platform, as recent figures for the upcoming London Marathon show sign-ups steady and a rise in donations.
Kate Gilmore, the deputy secretary general at Amnesty International, will on Monday take up a position as a consultant at the firm The Management Centre.