Institute of Fundraising National Convention 2012
Read the latest news and views from this year's fundraising event.
Too many applications are missing essential information or are ineligible, fundraisers have been warned
The charity is currently evaluating its UK grants programme
Greater appreciation could be shown to philanthropists, says Fred Mulder, founder of the Funding Network
Bankers could be one of the most important groups of givers, says Jo Swinhoe, the former director of fundraising and marketing at the Alzheimer's Society
He says he cannot disclose details about the expedition for fear of rival explorers doing it first
Rising care costs and older people wanting to help their grandchildren with tuition fees are having an impact on legacy giving
Peer-to-peer events, such as Macmillan's coffee mornings, are an important trend in fundraising
The quality of leadership is one of the major areas for concern among fundraisers, according to the results of the Charity Pulse poll
The children's charity was among the big winners at last night's Institute of Fundraising National Awards
The sector needs to make it easier for people to donate using mobile devices, says experts
- Smaller charities should 'copy big ideas'
- Nick Hurd seeks ideas on payroll giving
- Prize draws 'help to boost giving'
- Corporate links need planning, charities told
- Fundraising clichés begin their journey to Room 101
- Digital giving lags behind more traditional methods
- Charities 'missing out' on mobile giving
- Charities are 'reluctant to press donors' spiritual buttons'
- Research is the 'key to success'
The community fundraiser at Depaul UK talks about how the charity's iHobo app drew criticism but became a great success
The strategy director at The Good Agency says giving donors control over their communications worsens attrition - so why do it?
The new regime at the institute has changed the structure and revised the strategy, says Third Sector's editor, but the difficult question of self-regulation still looms
The chief executive of Maggie's Cancer Caring Centres talks to Ian Griggs about growing a charity and the importance of being authentic
Better training would go a long way towards addressing public concern about street fundraising, says the chief executive of the Fundraising Standards Board
Latest jobs Jobs web feed
- Head of Policy & Communications PFRA (Public Fundraising Regulatory Association Ltd) c£50,000, SE1 0NZ
- Senior Consultant GatenbySanderson Competitive , London
- Chief Executive Officer The Matthew Project £41,282 - £47,420 pa, NR2 1DX
- Appeal and Fundraising Manager Prostate Scotland Salary £31,250 pro rata ., Scotland
- Head of Learning and Events Association of Charitable Foundations (ACF) 41,000, Central London
- UK climbs to sixth in league table of most charitable countries
- Do-it will be transferred to a partnership of organisations next Monday
- We could scrap the Charity Commission, says Labour's Margaret Hodge
- HMRC update to fit and proper persons declaration 'is too vague'
- Charity Commission is failing in its key roles, says National Audit Office
- New Philanthropy Capital says charities' costs are an unreliable indicator of efficiency
- Date: Sat 7 Dec 2013 - Sat 7 Dec 2013
- Venue: City University, Northampton Square, London, EC1V 0HB
- Date: Thu 12 Dec 2013 - Thu 12 Dec 2013
- Venue: Holborn, London
- Date: Wed 29 Jan 2014 - Thu 30 Jan 2014
- Venue: Birmingham
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