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Top tips for the new era of responsible fundraising

Ken Burnett shares his top tips for responsible fundraising. Thirty-two years after its first appearance, Relationship Fundraising Third Edition has just been published. We asked its author, Ken Burnett, to explain the book’s longevity, and to give DSC readers his top tips for building successful, durable relationships with individual regular donors.   To quote myself, “Fundraisers need to…
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CEOs - It’s not your charity – don’t forget that

Debra Allcock Tyler, CEO, DSC, reminds CEOs of their duties. I’ve been at DSC for 23 years. I love it! I love my job, I love the work that we do and I really believe that we make a difference to the charities that we serve. I’ve been here longer than any trustee so have…
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Brilliant charity election campaigns from around the sector

By Gabriella Poznansky, Senior Digital Content and Communications Officer, DSC As the general election approaches, we assess some fantastic charity campaigns circulating around the sector. The election campaign is in full swing and charities all over the sector are using this crucial time to get their message across. With polling day set for Thursday 4…
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FundsOnline - Brilliant charity election campaigns from around the sector

5 AI Tools that are helping charities have the most impact

By Helen Olszowska, Managing Director at Seashell Collective According to the 2023 Charity Digital Skills Report only 27% of charities are using AI and 26% are not, but plan to. There’s a huge buzz around AI in the sector as charities scrabble to understand the threats and opportunities that come with using it in their…
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Could artificial intelligence revolutionise grant-making?

By Jay Kennedy, DSC’s Director of Policy and Research It’s hard to escape discussions of artificial intelligence, or AI, these days. It’s a rapidly developing, complex field with lots of uncertainty. In the simplest terms, ‘generative AI’ is software that can produce digital content based on prompts from a human operator. There’s a profusion of…
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