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Sample and Template Policies for Third Sector Organisations

Needing to create or improve your organisation’s policies and governance for your fundraising toolkit?  Have a look at these free resources, samples and templates on the internet.  You WILL need to adapt and edit templates to make them appropriate for your...

A Tale of Two Hospices

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity” So runs Dicken’s famous opening line of a Tale of Two Cities. Belief followed by...

Major Donor Conference 2020 – key takeaways

  Institute of Fundraising's Major Donor Conference - 27th January 2020 - key takeaways   The 2020 Institute of Fundraising Major Donor Conference was brilliant, with plenty of interesting and knowledgeable speakers and lots to learn, all day....

Interview with… Andrew Mangeot

How did you get into fundraising? By chance. Over twenty years ago I saw an ad in the paper saying: “Would suit a graduate seeking a career change”.  It turned out to be a disability charity looking to train up someone with transferable skills to be a...

Research – how to find the gold

Research. Just the word opens multiple doors. You need to know the What, Why, Who, When and Where of your topic before starting. Then you need to keep an eye on copyright, truth and dig through loads of data. Trudging through all the...

#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.