Money Tree Fundraising senior consultant, Matt Bartlett, gives his takeaways from the Institute of Fundraising SW Conference 2019.
Pound for pound, return on investment figures differ depending on the type of fundraising you’re doing and tend to be higher for trusts and foundations, major gifts, grants and capital appeals.
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?….