Entries by Group IFC

IFC Netherlands’ Team Grows

We are delighted to welcome two new associates to IFC Netherlands, Jemini Shah and Twyla Jenner. Jemini is a qualified, multi-skilled fundraiser with over 10 years’ experience, specialising in event management, community and corporate fundraising within the non-profit sector. Having worked in both local and national charities in the UK, some of Jemini’s notable achievements include […]

First Friday Comes to India

IFC’s First Friday fundraising advice sessions will be launched in India this Friday, 7th September 2018. Kicking off the first session, IFC India Director, Jim De, will be holding a general session offering fundraising advice, knowledge and networking opportunities. The cost of the session, which will take place at the India International Centre, New Delhi […]

Funding News: £2million Fund Open to Youth Loneliness Projects

New funding is available to eligible charities and community organisations across England working to tackle youth loneliness. Up to £80,000 from the Building Connections Fund Youth strand is available to expand or enhance their work with young people. Funding, delivered by the Co-op Foundation, is available for projects that support any groups of young people […]

New IFC Office Opens in the UAE

IFC is delighted to announce the creation of IFC GCC the newest addition to the IFC international family, which will be based in the UAE and will cover the Middle East region. The GCC – the Gulf Corporation Council -is made up of Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates. IFC GCC will offer […]

Improve Fundraising Events With Donor Plants

When I use the word “plants”, I do not mean the green ones. Is that what you were thinking, silly? No, I mean DONOR PLANTS, the people that you ask in advance to jump up at your gala’s live auction, raise their hand high, and start (or advance) the bidding. That’s a donor plant. Plants are essential to create […]

6 Things to do to Keep Your Capital Appeal Afloat

Sometimes an appeal grinds to a halt before the target is reached. There are no more grant-making organisations to apply to, the last of your cultivated major donors has given and the public has ceased to respond. This can often be predicted if you keep a wall chart marked off in monthly segments with the […]

Funding News: £11.5million Fund Open to Loneliness Projects

If your charity is working to prevent or reduce loneliness then don’t miss out on a great funding opportunity from the Big Lottery Fund. The £11.5 million Building Connections Fund is a partnership between Government, Big Lottery Fund and the Co-op Foundation which was set up in response to the Jo Cox Commission on Loneliness […]

Seeking New Funders? Why Not Ask Your Current Funders?

Raising money by soliciting private and corporate foundation grants is a volume business.  Since at best you might get one grant for every five submissions (20%), the search for funders closely aligned with the values and mission of your agency is never-ending. You don’t want to waste time tossing proposals around willy-nilly, but with value-aligned prospects the […]

Launching the Online Fundraising Community: Wikifund

What is Wikifund? Wikifund is created to provide one source portal of ALL information to do with Fundraising for charities, not for profit organisations and social enterprises. It is written by fundraisers for fundraisers. Updated by professional fundraisers throughout the world giving their own personal opinions and insight into what they are working on, their […]