Oxfam GB appoints new director to grow major donor fundraising

Oxfam GB appoints new director to grow major donor fundraising

22 May 2015 | Fundraising | Hugh Radojev

Oxfam GB has appointed a new director in a bid to grow income from what it called “high value” partnerships.


Oxfam GB appoints new director to grow major donor fundraising

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