Entries by Christina Cullen

July’s First Friday: London

IFC UK’s next free First Friday fundraising advice session will take place on Friday 7 July 2017, 13:30-16:30 (BST) and will be an open round table session for fundraisers working in small charities, so book now as these sessions are extremely popular! If you’re responsible for fundraising in a small charity, come along with your fundraising […]

Vacancy: Country Director IFC Germany

The International Fundraising Consultancy (IFC) is looking to appoint a country Director in Germany to join its global team in 12 countries worldwide. This will be a franchise position, whereby the IFC will license the use of its brand in Germany and help the director with all aspects of establishing, marketing and running the consultancy in return for […]

June’s First Friday: London

The next First Friday fundraising advice session in London will focus on how to run an effective capital campaign: a guide for small charities.  This free session will take place on Friday 9 June 2017 from 13:30 to 16:30. Capital Campaigns are an effective way to raise large amounts of funds for a specific need. […]

Pareto – So Out of Touch…

We have all heard of the Pareto principle that 80% of your income comes from 20% of your donors, and I have lived by that over the years, building income streams from donors that reflected his theory. It wasn’t always easy to segment donor-bases, the technology had to be capable, the segmentation levels had to […]

June’s First Friday: Amsterdam

Back by popular demand…social media for fundraising. The next First Friday fundraising advice session in Amsterdam will once again focus on elements of social media, and will look at how to put a media strategy together, what sources are right for your organisation, using social media with limited resources and how to measure your outputs. Full of […]

Why Culture is Critical

The American Canyon Society (ACS) is a fictitious name for a real organisation. It is not departing too far from reality to say that its mission is to circulate scientific and historical information about the canyons of America. The ACS publishes a quarterly journal about its field of interest. It also sponsors a series of […]

Meet Team IFC: Laurence Pagnoni

Role within IFC I head up IFC USA Tell us about your career in a snapshot After three nonprofit Executive Director positions, I was drawn to focus on fundraising strategy because without the funds any aspirations of fulfilling your mission are moot. So for the past 22 years I have led LAPA Fundraising based in […]

May’s First Friday: London

Calling small charities! Are you struggling to develop your fundraising strategy? Do you need a bit of inspiration or help? Then come along to our free First Friday fundraising advice session in London on 5th May 2017, which will be all about developing your fundraising strategy. Taking place on Friday 5th May 2017 from 13:30 to […]

A Guide to Recruiting Your First Fundraiser

April’s First Friday fundraising advice clinic focused on recruiting first or sole fundraisers for small charities with TPP Recruitment, a specialist consultancy dedicated to supporting not for profit organisations. In today’s guest blog, Marianne Pattison and Matt Adams from TPP Recruitment give us their top tips for recruiting fundraisers… TPP has specialised in recruitment for the not for profit sector for […]