Liz Tait became director of fundraising at Battersea Dogs & Cats Home in September 2010. Previously she was head of direct marketing for the British Red Cross since 2004.
Liz has more than a decade’s experience in fundraising, having started her career in the sector at Plan, before moving to Book Club Associates and the deaf-blind charity Sense.
She is currently on the Institute of Fundraising’s Learning & Development Committee and National Convention Board and is soon to join Action on Hearing Loss as a trustee (as of April 2012).
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Former Danish Prime Minister, Helle Thorning-Schmidt, has been announced as the new chief executive of Save the Children International.
A powerful network of local groups sprung up, what felt like very quickly, not only collecting donated goods but campaigning, writes Liz Tait on what charities can learn from non-fundraising campaigns.
The Institute of Fundraising has announced that it has changed the venue of its annual National Fundraising Convention from the London Hilton Metropole to the Barbican Centre.
Dame Esther Rantzen told an audience of fundraisers yesterday that many of their practices were "harassing" and that "it's a shame it took a death" to make the sector realise that it "obviously" needs to change.
The votes have been counted. The results are in. The 50 Most Influential People in Fundraising are unveiled and the number one is not who you think it is.
Less than two weeks are left to vote in Fundraising Magazine’s 50 Most Influential poll, with Mark Astarita looking likely to be toppled from his perch this year.