Entries by Group IFC

Major Donor Fundraising in 10 Slippery Steps

Everything I know about major donor fundraising I owe to Rachel, who headed up a remarkably successful fundraising department. Surveying an impressive room at No.10 Downing Street, stuffed full of millionaire potential donors, she hissed in my ear, “Okay, which one of you bastards is going to give me a million”. It took me years […]

Funding News: Local Housing Project Grants Available From Nationwide

The Nationwide Community Grants programme has announced that it is now accepting applications from local housing projects for grants of up to £50,000. Applications will be considered from projects that demonstrate that they are working to strengthen local communities and supporting the most vulnerable by: Preventing people from losing their home Helping people in to […]

Team IFC: Jim De, IFC India

In the latest Team IFC blog, we meet the person heading up IFC India as its director, Jim De… Tell us about your career in a snapshot I’ve been in the social sector for more than 20 years, so i have a lot of exposure and experience of the challenges that exist in the Indian […]

2020 Vision in Fundraising – Part IV

In this last part of IFC’s 20th Anniversary series, 2020 Vision in Fundraising, I deviate from pure fundraising to look at what makes an outstanding organisation. As consultants, we tend to see organisations that are not performing as well as they could, but we have also worked with some exceptional organisations. It is that experience that […]

European Third Sector Forum in Rome Announced

EUconsult Italia, the professional association of consultants serving the Italian not for profit sector, will be hosting a one-day conference in Rome entitled “Leadership in the Third Sector: ethics, creativity and innovation”, as part of the annual European Third Sector Forum. The event, free of charge and open to a maximum of 100 participants, will […]

2020 Vision in Fundraising – Part III

In Part three of our 2020 Vision in Fundraising, we share more essential fundraising tips that we’ve picked up over our 20 years working with clients and as frontline fundraisers ourselves. We have singed our fingers so you don’t have to. In April I was giving a series of fundraising talks in Mexico and picked […]

Is Your Fundraising Director on our Top Table?

Top Table, taking place on Tuesday 18th June 2019, is IFC’s networking breakfast for Directors of Fundraising. It is an opportunity for fundraising managers to meet together, and discuss the issues that affect them, while sharing a light breakfast, and stunning views over London from the top of the Gherkin. There are only ever two […]

IFC Shortlisted for Better Society Award 2019

IFC has once again been shortlisted for a Better Society Award in the Best Consultancy category. Now into its 5th year, the Better Society Awards celebrate the efforts that commercial companies make in order to help create a better society. IFC has been shortlisted for the Best Consultancy category. IFC is an award-winning consultancy with offices in 12 […]