Mick  Aldridge

Mick Aldridge

Mick Aldridge was chief executive of the Public Fundraising Regulatory Association, between 2006 and September 2011.

He became a fundraiser in 1992, initially in telemarketing and since 2000 in the face-to-face field.

He is a member of the Institute of Fundraising, fellow of the Institute of Direct Marketing and is on the board at the FRSB.

 

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

Displaying 1 to 8 (of 31) | next | last »

PFRA appoints media industry expert as CEO

The Public Fundraising Regulatory Association has chosen a woman with decades of experience working in the media as its new chief executive.

Mick Aldridge leaves PFRA

Mick Aldridge has stepped down as the chief executive of the Public Fundraising Regulatory Association.

Easy Fundraising survey sparks spat with PFRA

The Public Fundraising Regulatory Association has accused online shopping portal easyfundraising.org.uk of taking a “cheap shot at face-to-face” in order to promote its own service.

Impact Coalition logo

Acevo is struggling to put the Impact Coalition on a sustainable financial footing and is planning to review its patronage of the project.

Any survey that begins with the headline 'Chuggers - A Fundraising Faux Pas?' is going to be biased from the outset. It is doomed to attract individuals who will disaproportionately share that perspective.

» Easy Fundraising survey sparks spat with PFRA

Chuggers highlight what is wrong in charity-donor relationship, says Baroness

Face-to-face fundraising epitomises that which is wrong about donor-charity relations, a Liberal Democrat Lord told parliament in a debate yesterday.

(c) Howard Lake

More information-sharing and collaboration may be on the cards among the international face-to-face community a following brainstorming meeting in the Netherlands yesterday.

Charities should defend face-to-face

Fundraising Standards Board chief executive Alistair McLean has called for fundraisers to defend and advocate face-to-face fundraising in a commentary which echoed many points from an earlier controversial speech by PFRA chief Mick Aldridge.

Face-to-face 'stabbed in the back' by the fundraising community, says Aldridge

Face-to-face fundraising is sick of being “constantly stabbed in the back” by members of the fundraising community and needs charities to stand up for it, Public Fundraising Regulatory Association’s chief Mick Aldridge said today in a stinging attack on the sector’s reticence to defend the practice.

Displaying 1 to 8 (of 31) | next | last »

Directory

Search the Directory

 

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

Free eNews

Two-thirds of charities concerned about post-election funding cuts, says survey

24 Apr 2015

Two-thirds of charities, surveyed by accountancy firm Baker Tilly, have said that they fear reductions...

Retail charity bond raises £27m and closes early

23 Apr 2015

A retail charity bond offer for Hightown Praetorian and Churches Housing Association closed early after...

High Court refuses judicial review over Camphill Village Trust human rights dispute

23 Apr 2015

Camphill Village Trust residents and co-workers have formed a community branch of Unite the union, as...

Tower Hamlets grants-for-votes mayor found guilty of electoral fraud

23 Apr 2015

Lutfur Rahman, the former mayor of East London borough Tower Hamlets, was yesterday found guilty of electoral...

Conservative right-to-buy plans 'may be unlawful under charity law'

23 Apr 2015

Conservative plans to extend right-to-buy rules to housing associations would force charities to sell...

Record number of food vouchers issued by Trussell Trust foodbanks

23 Apr 2015

More than one million food vouchers issued were issued by the Trussell Trust over the past year, according...

Charities 'need a complete culture change' for digital transformation, says report

24 Apr 2015

Digital teams need to develop better relationships with colleagues in IT and elsewhere in the organisation...

Comic Relief launches grants programme for digital projects

24 Apr 2015

Comic Relief has launched Tech for Good, a new grants programme to help charities run digital projects...

A third of Britons donate to charity by text message, reveals survey

23 Apr 2015

Over 30 per cent of Britons donate to charity by text message and 61 per cent now donate through online...