A trustee board that understands the role of fundraising within the organisation and is committed to championing it both within and outside of that itself pays dividends but achieving this can be a challenge for fundraisers. Stephanie Siddell, policy officer at the Institute of Fundraising sets out her top tips for getting trustees on board.

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Beate Sorum
 
All too often, websites pile up with more and more rarely revised content, losing track of what users want and how they can find it. Digital fundraising expert, Beate Sørum, encourages charities to think again. Here she sets out five top tips for a successful web strategy.

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Charity data practices may be in for radical change, but this could be the sector's salvation, says Damian O’Broin of Ask Direct. Damian sets out his views on what charities can do to adapt to the age of consent.

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Alexandra Debaisieux
 
When seeking EU funding, it can feel like you are being caught in a maelstrom of technical information, figures and paper work. Some misleading ideas gravitate, such as the need for big budgets, slow treatment of funding applications and so on. But EU funding doesn’t have to be complicated, says Alexandra Debaisieux of YTES, and it will often make a significant difference for projects at a regional, national or European levels.

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