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Fundraising Convention 2016

At the Institute of Fundraising’s national conference this July, Tony Elischer’s legacy will inspire delegates at an plenary session looking at what it takes to be an exceptional fundraiser. Chaired by Ken Burnett of Revolutionise, the plenary session will open the three-day event.

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english poundsBritons donated a total of £9.6 billion to charity in 2015, a decrease of £500,000 on 2014, and suggesting that overall levels of giving may have fallen in the past year, according to Charities Aid Foundation’s (CAF) annual UK Giving Report 2015.

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pile of envelopesResponse rates to donor direct mail have remained steady since 2013, while donation amounts have risen slightly, according to Swissfundraising.

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