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Improve your fundraising results: eight top tips

Some of the most important things in fundraising don’t feel like fundraising. You’d be forgiven for thinking that fundraising is all about asking for money. But a good fundraiser knows that that’s actually only a small part of the job. The real time-consuming stuff, and the really important stuff, are the things that happen before…
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Why fundraisers should care about safeguarding: three top tips for maintaining donor trust

Safeguarding is increasingly becoming the hot topic of the day for charities, but why should fundraisers care, and what do they need to know? Charity safeguarding failures hit the headlines In June, the Charity Commission published the report of its Independent Safeguarding Review into allegations of sexual misconduct by Oxfam GB staff in Haiti. Soon…
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Building partnerships – a marathon not a sprint

Author: Charlotte Walshe, Head of Charity Partnerships, In Kind Direct I would bet that every charitable organisation working on their strategy at the moment is talking to some extent about building partnerships or working in collaboration. This to me is a clear indicator that the challenges we are facing as a sector cannot be faced…
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Everyone suffers from inner demons

Author: Debra Allcock Tyler, Chief Executive of DSC For me, depression can feel like I’m in a Salvador Dali painting: there’s a sense of melting heavily and feeling dragged down to earth. But even the most apparently cocksure of us have those moments. I have recently emerged from a bout of depression. No one would…
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Fast Fundraising: the importance of subconscious context

Author: Bernard Ross, Director, =mc Fundraisers are often concerned with changing hearts and minds. And they’re often, especially when prompted by colleagues in advocacy or communications to increase supporters’ conscious engagement with the cause. But is this the best or only way to improve pro-social behaviour- whether it’s increasing donations, using less plastic, or avoiding…
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