Imogen Ward: 'Decisions will always be flawed, but the worst thing you can do is avoid making them'
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Imogen Ward: 'Decisions will always be flawed, but the worst thing you can do is avoid making them' 1

8 Apr 2014

Imogen Ward recently made the rare transition from fundraising director to charity chief executive. Now heading up a corporate foundation, she shares her view from ‘over there’.

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Meet the funders: The Stars Foundation

The Stars Foundation awards unrestricted funding of $100,000, but before it does there’s a rigorous application process, says chief executive Muna Wehbe.

Meet the funders: London Midland

Rail operator London Midland has just launched a new employee fundraising match initiative. Richard Baker explains the idea, and the company’s general approach to working with charities and engaging employees.

Meet the funders: Legal and General

Legal & General seeks out long-term, strategic partnerships to address business – and societal – problems. Graham Precey explains.

Tobin Aldrich: 'The best fundraising is always the most authentic'

Tobin Aldrich stepped in to the new role of global fundraising director at Sightsavers last November. He talks about ambition and what people really want from fundraisers.

Meet the funders: The Jack and Ada Beattie Foundation

The Jack and Ada Beattie Foundation will be focusing its funding on Normandy veterans this year. Alexandra Taliadoros, Foundation director, explains why.

Meet the funders: JD Wetherspoons

JD Wetherspoons has been supporting children’s charity Clic Sargent for 12 years. Head of personnel Caroline Walters explains why they’re in it for the long run.

Ruth Ruderham: ‘Our fundraising is not about desperate need or saving lives, it’s about the reasons people like being alive.’

Canal and River Trust is a new charity with a long history. Head of fundraising Ruth Ruderham talks about generating income at an ex-government body, and focusing on the positive.

Meet the funders: The October Club

The October Club, an annual gathering of the City, is looking for a transformational project to support this year. Lifetime president David McDonough explains.

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