GDPR Keeps Me Awake At Night

On 25 May 2018 the law known as GDPR i.e. General Data Protection…

Helping the Heroes Help Themselves

Syrian volunteers welcome a long-term fundraising plan to ensure…

Is Proportionality Limiting Your Large Gifts?

Have you ever wondered why you’re not getting larger individual donations…

Five Things a Fundraising Consultant Can Do For You and Your Organisation.

Stop your fundraising going south. This is not the point…

What Do Fundraisers Do? (And Why it Matters)

Having worked as a professional fundraiser for more than two…

Oxfam – Did We Kill Babies?

Dearly beloved, please sit still and stop that knee jerking…

Three Reasons Why You Should Call in a Fundraising Consultant

When I first started as Fundraising Director at the British Section…

Peru Workshop: Write That Winning Proposal

Calling fundraisers and those working for non-profits in Latin…

October’s First Friday: London

Major Donor fundraising is the fastest growing area of new income…

The Nonprofit Fundraising Solution

The nonprofit sector the world over continues to face major fundraising…

World of Fundraising: India

A number of times since I have been a consultant, I have been…

World of Fundraising: Phnom Penh

Cambodia is a relatively undeveloped country and in need of a…

The World of Fundraising: Bangkok

Religions are often excellent fundraisers, and IFC CEO, John…

John Baguley Receives Lifetime Contribution Award

The great and the good from the world of fundraising convened…

Boxers, Birds and Biscuits Raise Money This Christmas

The success of John Lewis’ story-style Christmas adverts over…

Why We Do What We Do

When I started the International Fundraising Consultancy (IFC)…

Time to Unlock the Vaults

Trusts and foundations are holding huge reserves of money in…

Volunteer Heroes and Cost-Effective Fundraising

Some years ago I was working for an Indian Charity in Delhi called…

The Growth of Philanthropy

Philanthropy is one a life’s most praiseworthy acts, it is…

Using Fundraising Events Strategically

In today's blog, IFC Canada Director, Mena Gainpaulsingh answers…

Seven Secrets of SMS Text Fundraising Campaigns

An SMS text campaign is a good opportunity for a non-profit to…

The Panama Papers and the Philanthropists

So, now we have all had confirmed what we thought all along that…
First Fridays

February’s First Friday: Milan

Fundraising for nonprofit organisations is a specific kind of…

February’s First Friday: Ottawa

From galas to garden parties, events are a must in any charity's…

Trustees Week – 4 Ways to a Fresh Board

Being in charge of the charity, volunteering their time, and…
First Fridays

Ethical Fundraising: Dilemmas and Decisions

''Honestly, I am not sure what to do in this situation...'' IFC…

Strategy Setting with a Hug!

We all have to do it sooner or later – be it for the next fundraising…

Searching for Funding Sources

Finding sources of funds, including wealthy individuals, companies…