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#MoneyTreeTakeOuts – IoF Scottish Conference 2019

Money Tree Fundraising’s Deanna Wolf attended the 2019 IoF Scottish Conference in Glasgow (October 1-2) alongside fundraisers from across Scotland and the UK for an inspiring 2 days of learning, networking, and exploring new resources. Here are her top takeaways from this multi-stranded annual conference.

Quick turn-around, make-or-break trust fundraising

Deanna Wolf, Senior Consultant – Trust Fundraising, has 5 tips for dealing with emergency trust fundraising needs. Alongside her recommendations for building a strong trust fundraising programme, these tips will help you keep your doors open and your projects funding.

#MoneyTreeTakeOuts: IoF Trust Fundraising Conference 2019

Money Tree Fundraising’s Deanna Wolf found insight, inspiration and recurring themes at the Institute of Fundraising’s Trust Fundraising 2019 Conference at the beginning of February. Trust fundraisers from charities of all sizes across the UK met to improve their practise, hear from pivotal funders, network and prepare themselves (and their organisations) for the challenges and trends that are on our horizons.

#MoneyTreeTakeouts: IoF Major Donor Conference

The 2019 Institute of Fundraising Major Donor Conference was an unqualified success. It brought together trends, challenged accepted norms and best practice and gave us insights into what major donors like and don’t like. I was delighted to chair a panel...

The 3 essentials of major donor stewardship

Over the last couple of years we have been fortunate to interview many major donors as part of our work with a wide range of charities. One area we are always keen to hear about is the donor’s perspective of stewardship. We really want to help...

Practical Major Donor Fundraising in a GDPR Climate

GDPR is still an area of confusion and contention for many charities and fundraisers, particularly in the area of major donor fundraising. GDPR guidelines are one thing, but do they tell you when and how to research donor prospects, how much research is fair at what stage, who to invite to events, when and how to follow up, when and how to communicate privacy notices, what about new or cold prospects? So many of these are still up for debate as the legislation is deliberately open to interpretation. So how do you kick on with your major donor fundraising with confidence whilst being sure of GDPR compliance?….

A Recipe for the ‘Perfect’ Grant Application

Trust fundraising, like baking, requires practice, attention to detail, good measuring and an understanding of the impact of environmental factors. Money Tree Fundraising’s Deanna Wolf shares her recipe for trust fundraising success….