Features and Opinions
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.
Labelled the 'summer of discontent', media headlines highlighting public concerns about persistent and 'aggressive' approaches by charities have led to a 'radical shake-up' not only of fundraising standards, but a review of the entire regulatory system for fundraising in the UK, says Daniel Fluskey, Head of Policy and Research at the Institute of Fundraising and EFA Board Member.
The current refugee crisis brings the plight of people living in war-torn nations into stark relief, with thousands of people risking life and limb to cross the sea to the relative safety of Europe’s borders. Fundraising Europe addresses the many challenges facing voluntary sector agencies of channelling public support where it is needed most.