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Data protection: the importance of knowing your controllers from your processors

Author: Carla Whalen, Senior Associate, Russell-Cooke The changes to data protection law last year got charities thinking about how and when they share personal data with third parties – whether it’s sharing beneficiary information with another charity or sharing a marketing list with an external events company. Controllers and processors In legal terms, we use…
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Fundraising: the rules of survival

Author: Leesa Harwood, Business Owner, By The Waves Charity Consulting In 1991 I accidentally became a fundraiser whilst looking for something else to do. I arrived in my new job with bright eyes and bright ideas. I wanted to change the world. I wanted to change lives. I had a superpower, it was fundraising. It…
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Strategy secrets: how to create a good fundraising strategy

Author: Leesa Harwood, Business Owner, By The Waves Charity Consulting What is a strategy? The first step towards creating a fundraising strategy is to be clear about what we mean by strategy. In this case I’m defining strategy as a set of decisions and milestones necessary to set a direction towards a clear, long term…
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Choosing a fundraising consultant: ten top tips

Author: John Baguley, Chair, International Fundraising Consultancy 1. Let’s go for the cheapest! Okay, let’s not be silly, that may just get you someone who has recently been fired and decided to call themselves a consultant. They come and go continuously. First, look for a consultancy that has tackled a similar problem in the past…
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