The Fundraiser | Practical advice and insight for the charity sector.

The Fundraiser - Practical advice and insight for the charity sector

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Posted in How To Guides, Legacies & In Memory, General Fundraising

Demotivated and under-resourced: 4 ways to lift your legacy team out of malaise

Date posted: 02 Nov 2018

Legacy Administrators can be left feeling demotivated at best and significantly under-resourced at worst. Adam West, Legacy and In Memory Manager, MS Society, and speaker at the Excellence in Legacy Administration conference 2018, reveals his top 4 tips towards combatting the key problem areas faced by legacy professionals...

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Posted in How To Guides, Opinion, Reviews, Trends & Research, General Fundraising, Online & Mobile Fundraising

Fundraisers & Facebook: 5 creative tips for marketing your charity

Date posted: 18 Oct 2018

I can still hear the gasp that accompanied Facebook’s recent Newsfeed change, which saw the platform prioritise content from individuals over posts from brands. Whether it has directly affected fundraisers like you yet or not, one thing is certain: the days of organic reach on Facebook are numbered, so finding unique ways to tell your story on this

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Posted in How To Guides, Individual Giving Gift Aid

How to claim Gift Aid for the first time

Date posted: 09 Jul 2018

HMRC research suggests that 25% of charitable donations that are eligible for Gift Aid are not Gift Aided. This is especially likely to be the case for donations to small charities. So here is a guide for small charities on the advantages of Gift Aiding donations, which donations can be Gift Aided and how to make your first Gift Aid claim.

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Posted in How To Guides Products & Services

10 tips for maximising a supplier partnership

Date posted: 09 May 2018

Even the smallest of charities usually rely on some form of outsourced support for their fundraising and day-to-day activities. Solid working practices and strong relationships are crucial for maximising the benefits that partnerships can bring. Scott Gray, a supplier to the charity sector and chair of the Institute of Fundraising’s Suppliers Forum

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