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Clare Wichbold: A £25,000 Funds Online success story

Chatting with fundraiser Clare Wichbold about her experience using Funds Online. This past November at our Fundraising Now conference, we got the chance to chat with some of our Funds Online users in attendance. In part of our new blog series, we will be sharing these conversations and the amazing work these funders do. We…
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FundsOnline - Clare Wichbold: A £25,000 Funds Online success story

The new government should not promise what it is incapable of delivering

Author: Debra Allcock Tyler, Chief Executive, DSC My sister is a bit of a super-mum. She is determined that her two boys will be able to fulfil their dreams, so if they exhibit interest in anything she makes it possible for them to do it. On one occasion, they expressed a mild passing admiration for…
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FundsOnline - The new government should not promise what it is incapable of delivering

'Bugger off' Charity Commission

Author: Debra Allcock Tyler, Chief Executive, DSC We should not let the regulator tell us how we should behave in getting our messages across. I swore on Facebook recently and a friend told me off for being “unladylike”. It annoyed me actually. Not so much the objection to the swearing. I know some folk are…
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FundsOnline - 'Bugger off' Charity Commission

Legacy and In-Memory Giving 2045. Double the income. Double the opportunity.

Over the next twenty-five years, the value of legacy and in-memory donations will double in real terms, reaching £10 billion by 2045. Today, legacy and in-memory giving are worth £5 billion to UK charities. That’s a tenth of all charity income – something to make fundraising directors and Chief Executives take notice. And over the…
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FundsOnline - Legacy and In-Memory Giving 2045. Double the income. Double the opportunity.

Get your funding application to the top of the pile

Over the past six years as a fundraiser I have stuffed more than 4,000 funding application envelopes, written around 300 grant proposals and had so many strong coffees my hands are still shaking. I am now a fundraising and philanthropy adviser, representing two philanthropists as a programme officer for their foundations, and I’m convinced this…
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FundsOnline - Get your funding application to the top of the pile
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