Trying something new can be nerve-wracking at the best of times; nobody knows what the outcome will be. But don't let the risks prevent you from innovating. The riskiest thing in a changing and uncertain world is to do nothing, says Lucy Gower, Founder and Director of Lucidity.
What are the most important innovations for fundraising? Could it be contactless payments, messaging apps or virtual reality? Fundraising Europe explores a raft of social and technological trends that are changing the way nonprofits raise funds.
YOUR VOICE: How Online Donation Platforms are Revolutionising Fundraising in Slovakia
Published: Wednesday, 08 February 2017 10:45
With no facility to donate by Direct Debit, the opportunity to develop regular giving has been near impossible for charities in Slovakia. Fundraising Europe interviews Eduard Marček, Chair of the Slovak Fundraising Centre about how online donation platforms are building public trust in charitable giving and generating regular reliable income streams.
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.