Setting up a fundraising association isn’t always easy, but it is essential to accelerate professional development and build public trust in not-for-profits, according to Ilja De Coster, a member of the initiative group behind the Fundraisers Alliance Belgium (due to launch in 2012).
Fundraising in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) is advancing rapidly, but with over-reliance on grant funding and many fundraisers operating alone in isolated communities of a post-communist era, the challenges remain evident. Brigitta, Jaksa, policy consultant for the Foundation for Development of Democratic Rights (DemNet Hungary) and member of the Hungarian Fundraising Association speaks out.
EXPERT VIEW: Has face-to-face fundraising had its day?
Published: Thursday, 20 September 2012 14:00
Amidst public scrutiny and media reports that face-to-face fundraising can be aggressive, Liz Tait, Director of Fundraising at Battersea Dogs & Cats Home speaks out about why her charity uses the technique and the need for continued innovation in the field.