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The charity sector through Covid

Introduction

'The climate and nature emergency is something of direct relevance to every charity'

Greenpeace's Director of Fundraising, Karen Rothwell, explains how this decade is our last chance to make the changes needed to avert a climate catastrophe.

The climate crisis: five shifts the sector needs to make in response

The climate emergency is already upon us. Save the Children’s Kirsty McNeill discusses five shifts the sector needs to make in response.

'The Diploma in Fundraising gave me the confidence that I was going about my work in the right way'

Mark Clements MInstF(Dip) graduated with the Diploma in Fundraising back in November. He explains how the qualification gave him the confidence to speak with authority both when raising money and when...

The Diploma in Fundraising means I can access a network of like-minded individuals

Ronnie Whiteside MInstF(Dip) graduated with the Diploma in Fundraising at the ceremony last month. In this Q&A he explains how he got into fundraising and what he got out of taking part in the qualifi...

The direct marketing code of practice: five things fundraisers need to know

The Information Commissioner’s Office announced this week a consultation on an updated Direct Marketing Code of Conduct. Daniel Fluskey, Head of Policy and External Affairs at the Chartered Institute,...

The even bigger picture of fundraising ethics

In the third instalment of our special series on fundraising ethics, Rogare's Ian MacQuillin looks at how practical ethics relates to policy-making, and what extra insights we can glean from marketing...

'The exclusion of disabled people from the workforce is an unnecessary waste'

Manon Oliver, Trust and Foundation Fundraiser at Animals Asia, says that workplace obstacles for disabled people are many and varied, but that they need to have the courage to consider their biases an...

The giving experience

Produced by the Beacon Collaborative in association with the Chartered Institute of Fundraising.

'The International Advanced Diploma has given me the skills to proactively adapt to challenges'

Emma-Louise Singh graduated with the International Advanced Diploma back in November. She explains how the qualification benefits graduates by giving them the skills to be more proactive about assessi...

'The International Advanced Diploma has transformed my fundraising practice'

Eileen Kinsman MInstF(AdvDip) graduated in November with the International Advanced Diploma. She explains why she decided to do it, what she valued most from the qualification and how it has transform...

The Planning Dilemma: Why now is the time for intelligence gathering, not reforecasting

To coincide with our joint resource with THINK Consulting Solutions, in this blog Simon Dickson says that in this environment, decisions need to be based on knowledge and insight.

The power of mail

In partnership with Royal Mail MarketReach, this resource explores how charities can use mail to connect with audiences to increase donations, sign-up new donors and nurture supporter relationships.

The psychology of opting in

There are many good reasons for putting supporters in control of how they are contacted but unfortunately, research shows these decisions are open to being biased by subtle factors. How the question i...

'The response of the charity sector to the coronavirus crisis has been heroic'

Ian Bruce, Chief Executive of the Glasgow Council for the Voluntary Sector, says that the impact of the coranavirus crisis on those who were already disadvantaged is huge, but that the charity sector ...

The rise of the remote fundraiser

The number of home-based fundraising roles posted on CharityJob has risen significantly since 2017, says Stephanie Dotto, as more charities and employees are realising the wide range of benefits of re...

The Status of UK Fundraising

The Status of UK Fundraising 2019 Benchmark Report was carried out by Blackbaud Europe together with the Institute of Fundraising. The data was collected in April and May 2019 via an online survey of ...

The voice of fundraisers must be heard in the new system of self-regulation

Our Chief Executive, Peter Lewis, looks at the start of a new era for fundraising regulation, and how fundraisers and smaller charities have a crucial role to play.

Three peaks challenge

Three truths the Notre-Dame restoration fund shows us about fundraising

£800 million and rising… and no asking. Following last week's Notre-Dame fire and the restoration fund that grew and grew in the following days, Angela Cluff, consultant and Chair of the IoF Supporter...