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Charitable giving is on the up according to new research

Donations made by the UK public to charity rose by £400 million last year to a total of £10.6 billion, according to the latest research…

Posted by Beccy Murrell

06.12.2010
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Giving in Switzerland unaffected by economic crisis

Figures recently published by Swiss charity quality mark ZEWO this month, suggest that the economic crisis did not affect giving in Switzerland in 2009 as heavily…

Posted by Beccy Murrell

27.10.2010
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What can we learn about donors from JustGiving?

I wrote a post earlier this year to try and explain why I think peer-to-peer sponsorship platforms are a bit mis-understood. So while I was…

Posted by Beccy Murrell

27.07.2010
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State of the Sector survey results published

Third Sector has started publishing the results of nfpSynergy’s State of the Sector survey, and according the authors there’s some interesting and unexpected findings to be…

Posted by Beccy Murrell

14.01.2010
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Is direct marketing about to be reborn?

Direct marketing was the mainstay of fundraising in the 1980s and the early 1990s. The tools of our trade were direct mail, inserts, press ads…

Posted by Beccy Murrell

11.01.2010
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Fundraising in an Unpredictable Market

During a recession the one thing we can be sure of is that we will be fundraising in an unpredictable market. In the 1980s and…

Posted by Beccy Murrell

11.11.2009
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Opening the door to outside influence

I’ve often wondered why there’s so little exchange between the for profit and not for profit world? As an industry we are often good at exchanging…

Posted by Beccy Murrell

12.10.2009
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Diaspora – Jargon or Opportunity?

For several years now fundraisers have been talking about ‘diaspora’, the broad term used to describe people giving to programmes back in their country of…

Posted by Beccy Murrell

07.10.2009
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