This week at #IoFFC the second edition of the ‘Status of UK Fundraising Benchmarking Report’ was launched. Produced by the Institute of Fundraising, in collaboration with Blackbaud, we explain in this...
As the Fundraising Benchmarking 2020 survey goes live, Caroline Danks from LarkOwl writes in this blog about the importance of baseline figures in making judgements and decisions.
Harriet Stranks, Director of Grants at Lloyds Bank Foundation, asks what is wrong with funders, and looks at why this is not a simple problem with a simple solution.
We've been asking what your #FundraisingResolution for 2020 is. Below we have summarised a few from our IoF community.
Kenneth Foreman looks at the initiatives London Marathon Events has run this year to combat the climate crisis, and says that when people come together, we can make the changes needed to ensure mass p...
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.