Research by Dr Marta Herrero and Dr Simone Kraemer about fundraisers pre-COVID-19 offers a reminder of just the types of competencies we can expect from them during the pandemic and beyond.
Part of our range of guidance and support for fundraisers who are currently unemployed or in need of redundancy support.
As we reveal the new identity of the Chartered Institute of Fundraising, Alex Xavier talks us through in this blog what chartered status means and the new support that is coming.
Gill Jolly, from the Health Special Interest Group, says that there are lessons to be learnt from Captain Tom's fundraising efforts and from the support for key workers during the Thursday night clap,...
In this blog Sam Boyle looks at what the research shows about the impact of coronavirus on the charity and fundraising sector, and the innovations that have emerged during this period of change.
Lucy Caldicott, CEO of ChangeOut, sets out in this blog why planning your recruitment is ‘business as usual’ and what to consider when scoping the role.
As many are made redundant due to the ongoing impact of the pandemic, in this blog Stephanie Dotto from CharityJob gives some advice on next steps if this happens to you.
Joyce Fraser explains why the fundraising sector needs the #ChangeCollective, and how the National Fundraising Awards are an opportunity for an equal, diverse and inclusive range of individuals and or...
This guidance provides some top tips for thinking about whistleblowing. It also provides links to further resources.
As we publish our research 'Who isn't in the room? Equality, diversity and inclusion in the fundraising profession', Lizzie Ellis, IoF Policy and Information Officer, has taken a look at what the rese...
To mark the first ever Lesbian Visibility Week, former Fundraising Director Polly Shute looks at the importance of Lesbian visibility, and why community is so much more important at time of crisis.
In this blog, Mark Phillips from Bluefrog Fundraising looks at why direct mail is the approach he trusts over the long-term, and how it's more important as a fundraising channel than ever before.
CharityJob’s Stephanie Dotto looks at what the last nine month’s of the pandemic has taught us about flexible working, and how an inclusive workplace is essential during a time of crisis.
Mark Rowland, Chief Executive of the Mental Health Foundation, explains why fundraisers could be at the forefront of leading the sector in creating mentally healthy organisations.
Emily Casson, Digital Marketing Manager at Cats Protection and a member of the IoF Expert Panel on Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, explains why more fundraising teams should embrace remote working ...
Trainer Paul Chuter says that the pandemic may have put classroom-based courses on hold, but the good news is that online training has the same benefits that face-to-face learning offers – and more.
Richard Taylor, this year's winner of the Chartered Institute of Fundraising’s Outstanding Contribution to Fundraising Award, looks at the importance of boldness and focus in the current climate.
Simon Baines from The Access Group takes a look in this blog at productivity and asks why the subject has not received the same amount of attention in the fundraising sector as it has elsewhere.
Louise Morris, Founder and Director of Summit Fundraising, takes a look in this blog at why fundraisers need to be able to influence up, and says that if we can have fundraisers who can create powerfu...
As the Institute of Fundraising releases 'Public Perceptions: What does the public think about fundraising?', Lizzie Ellis, Policy and Information Officer, who led the work on this research, explains ...