Features and Opinions

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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Gosse Bosma
Now in post as EFA’s new president, Fundraising Europe interviews Gosse Bosma, Director of Goede Doelen Nederland, about the fundraising environment in the Netherlands and common challenges facing the sector across Europe.

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Peer-to-peer learning is by no means unique to the voluntary sector, but it’s often one of the things charities and commercial partners do best. Sue Kershaw, development director of SOFII (the Showcase of Fundraising Inspiration and Innovation), talks about some of the most inspirational campaigns to have been showcased at the recent I Wish I’d Thought of That event.

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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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