Entries by Group IFC

Funding News: Share of £10million Funding For Air Ambulance

Air Ambulance charities in England are invited to apply for a share of a £10million fund for upgraded equipment and facilities. In total there are 18 air ambulance charities in England eligible to apply for up to £2million of grant funding The air ambulance grant will primarily support projects that benefit people, by making an […]

Is Your Fundraising Director on our Top Table?

Top Table, taking place on Tuesday 26th March 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 […]

Team IFC: Sam Kayongo

In the next in our Team IFC series we meet IFC Tanzania’s director, Sam Kayongo. Read on to find out more about… Tell us about your career in a snapshot I am working full time as consultant with several businesses, non-profit and faith-based organisations. What led you down this path? I started my career 19 […]

Team IFC: John Baguley

Group IFC has an amazing family of individuals situated all over the world, with a wealth of local, national and international fundraising expertise. Our new Team IFC series gives you an insight in to the people that behind Group IFC. Kicking off the series is IFC Founder, Chair and all round fundraising guru, John Baguley… […]

IoF’s Major Donor Fundraising Conference: Thoughts By Sarah Gray

IFC’s Senior Consultant, Sarah Gray participated in the Institute of Fundraising’s Major Donor conference earlier this week and had this to report… Well, that was inspiring! 230 fundraisers, 18 speakers, 1 newborn baby. I had the privilege of interviewing Chris Letcher at the ‘Meet the Philanthropist’ session at the Institute of Fundraising’s major donor conference […]

Is 2019 the year of unpredictability?

Last year we survived the GDPR straight-jacket and the ICO’s rather OTT recommendations to evolve systems whereby we could fundraise respectfully in ways that our donors both expected and appreciated. This was tough for us all and involved a distinct loss of revenue for some organisations, but we still managed to grow the sectors voluntary […]

Funding News: Road Safety Project Grants Available from GEM

Road safety charity, GEM is inviting organisations including professional bodies and road safety groups to apply for grant funding to support work that aims to reduce the number of people killed or seriously injured on the UK’s roads. GEM is accepting applications until Thursday 31 January and are open to community groups, registered charities, foundations, […]

What Charity Leaders Can Learn From President Trump (Pah!)

Orange face, ridiculously long red tie and already you know who I am talking about, but just how recognisable are you? Yes, he may be a despicable individual, but he isn’t President completely by accident and there may be things you can learn from him. Leaders, as opposed to task orientated managers, have a clear […]

Transformational Leadership

Here at the International Fundraising consultancy (IFC) we believe that fundraising is a passionate, caring and critically important profession that has a love for building a better world; but it requires excellence in leadership to transform fundraising departments to allow them to transform charities and other social organisations across the world. Transformational leadership is not merely […]

And The Winner of the 2018 Christmas Ad is…

Forget big budgets, forget celebrities, forget percentage donations, forget corporate partnerships…the winner of this year’s Christmas advert definitely goes to the RSPCA! The RSPCA has used it’s in-house team in its entirety to come up with an advert that is melting hearts, tells the RSPCA story without advertising products, and will ultimately bring in donations […]