Good practice, case studies, expert advice and tips for fundraisers on managing and nurturing major charity donors.
The Major Donor Giving Research Report gathers together the findings of research on major donors from the past five years
But The Perfect Fundraising Partnership, published by the Institute of Fundraising, says many charities worry about where to find 'senior volunteers'
Beth Breeze, director of the Centre for Philanthropy, tells a Fundraising Week event that charities confuse 'hygiene' factors such as filing accounts on time with qualities that motivate donors
The Sunday Times Giving List, part of its Rich List, says Jamie Cooper, former wife of hedge-fund manager Sir Chris Hohn, gave away 60.8 per cent of her fortune
Beth Breeze, director of the Centre for Philanthropy, tells an Institute of Fundraising conference that the attitude of the Information Commissioner's Office to fundraising is 'distressing and ridiculous'
He tells delegates at the International Fundraising Congress that most charities ask people in their late 60s for gifts, but wealthier people tend to make their wills a decade earlier
The philanthropist Nick Jenkins tells delegates at the conference that charities should educate donors to help them understand where help is needed
The research was carried out by Beth Breeze (pictured) of the University of Kent and Theresa Lloyd, a philanthropy adviser
Emma Turner of Barclays says its report also shows that entrepreneurs in the UK increasingly want to be involved in how their money is used
It was carried out by the Institute for Philanthropy after the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation said the Giving Pledge would be extended outside the US
David Ainsworth looks at whether wealthy donors are using Gift Aid to avoid paying tax
Downing Street says 'various options could be explored' to avoid a drop in charitable donations
An unexpected move in last week's Budget was the decision to cap tax reliefs on giving. David Ainsworth assesses the reaction
If the non-donating half of the richest 10 per cent started giving it could be worth at least £1bn to charities, says our columnist
It's sad that different types of fundraisers don't learn more from each other, says our columnist
Research commissioned by Barclays Wealth says philanthropists and corporate funders can take risks on early intervention initiatives that government will not support
Melanie Edge tells IoF convention those giving money should have the option not to receive a reply
Sunday Times Rich List reveals a drop in the amount given to charity by the richest donors
In 20 years, the proportion of all household spending that goes to good causes has stayed flat and the proportion of households that donate has fallen. Sophie Hudson asks how worried charities should be
Critics say the government has "unreasonable expectations" that philanthropists can make up for funding cuts
Rod Aldridge of the Aldridge Foundation tells our reporter Sophie Hudson how he likes to donate his skills, not just his cash, to the projects he works on
More than 200 separate seven-figure donations were made last year, with higher education remaining the favourite cause for donors
Charities told they must welcome new venture philanthropists who want to be involved in policy decisions as well as giving cash
The Grangewood Venture Philanthropy Project has attracted interest from individuals and trusts that had not previously given to the charity
Ministers insist the rich must play their part in the big society but few incentives are on offer, says our columnist
They give to causes that matter to them, says the associate lecturer at Manchester Metropolitan University
They like to know how their money is being spent, they like to be thanked and they don't like waste. Kaye Wiggins interviews three leading philanthropists and compares and contrasts how they do things
Expert advice, tips and good practice case studies.
Grants and Trusts Officer
The Butterfly Hospice Trust Boston, Lincolnshire
Direct Marketing Fundraiser
The Pace Centre Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
The Pace Centre Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Major Donor Executive
League Against Cruel Sports Godalming, Surrey
Grants and Relationship Manager
Cancer Research UK City of London
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