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.

 

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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.

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