Your Voice: Continuing Professional Development is a must for fundraisers
Published: Tuesday, 10 September 2013 13:04
Charities have to take professional development seriously, but it is fundraisers themselves that must take ultimate responsibility for their own progression, says Paul Marvell, Director of Professional Development at the Institute of Fundraising.
YOUR VOICE: In tough times innovation is more important than ever
Published: Monday, 25 February 2013 08:00
To succeed in an increasingly challenging fundraising environment, charities must overcome their inbuilt aversion to risk and innovate, argues Lucy Gower, independent trainer and consultant specialising in fundraising innovation.
Donors have high expectations of charities, says Günther Lutschinger, President of the European Fundraising Association and Chief Executive of Fundraising Verband Austria, and charities have to work harder than ever to meet them.
With little more than a year to go before domestic transactions must comply with the European banking industry’s Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA), nonprofits must prepare themselves and their supporter base for this shift or risk disengaging donors, says 'Günther Lutschinger', CEO of Fundraising Verband Austria.