Twenty years ago, two senior Greenpeace fundraisers met with an agency, Dialogue Direct, and thus face-to-face fundraising was born. Daryl Upsall shares his recommendations for change to ensure that the technique will continue to be fit for purpose for the next twenty years.
EXPERT VIEW: New Challenges for Civil Society in Europe
Published: Wednesday, 17 December 2014 09:58
With a new parliament settling in at the heart of Europe, there are many changes for nonprofit organisations in Brussels. Hans Wolters of the Organisational Development Support consultancy in Brussels, cites some of the key changes and the implications for nonprofits.
EXPERT VIEW: Time to refashion relationship fundraising
Published: Tuesday, 31 March 2015 09:56
As the fundraising thinktank Rogare embarks on a new programme to refashion relationship fundraising, Professor Adrian Sargeant and Ian MacQuillin explore how the sector can advance donor stewardship by looking to relationship building theories from other sectors.
EXPERT VIEW: Charities could be making better use of direct debits
Published: Thursday, 18 September 2014 11:49
With charities under increasing pressure to raise funds ever more cost-effectively, direct debit provides a ready solution both for charities to collect and for supporters to commit to the cause of their choice with a regular gift. Still, there are many charities across Europe yet to take full advantage of the benefits that direct debit payment brings, says Scott Gray, Managing Director of specialist charity payments provider, Rapidata Services Plc.