29 Oct 2013
Shelter has come under attack from the letting industry over its call to ban letting agency fees for tenants, with the Estate Agency Foundation withdrawing financial support for the charity and letting agents considering a £50,000 “fighting fund” to legally challenge Shelter.
A huge increase in both the number of wealthy individuals and the amount of wealth they hold is opening up huge opportunities for major donor fundraising, in the UK and abroad. But do you have a strategy that will allow you to take advantage, asks Chris East.
After months, or even years of planning, often fundraisers have 30 seconds to make that ask. Bernard Ross and Angela Cluff explain how to focus your passion and turn it into a major donation
Jewish Care's fundraising director, Richard Franklin and trustee and campaign chairman Steven Lewis, reflect over the last five years and the impact their fundraising has had on the organisation.
What a disgrace! The moment their commercial interests are threatened they pull their funding and worse, their members threaten to raise twice as much money as they give, just to drag Shelter through the courts. Nothing speaks of their industry's values more eloquently.
With many in the UK becoming richer and richer, chances are you have a millionaire or two somewhere on your lists. The challenge is to find them. Andrew Thomas gives a step-by-step guide to identifying your very own millionaires next door.
ActionAid uses mobile platform to build long-term relationships with supporters recruited on the street. Hermira Nelson-Okrafor explains how it works