AndrewRainsford
Andrew Rainsford
Jun 30, 2020, 1:00 PM
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10 tips for a successful review of giving?

The lockdown and absence from buildings will have hit some churches harder than…
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AndrewBarton
Andrew Barton
May 27, 2020, 3:00 PM
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Fundraising Strategy during the twists and turns of the Coronavirus crisis – and beyond

There are many principles from the INGO world that can be helpful as you respond…
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MichelleLawrence
Michelle Lawrence
May 26, 2020, 10:00 AM
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The Times They Are a-Changing, but will they change us?

The idea of the ‘impetus’ has been the elusive challenge that I have been…
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ruthdwight
Ruth Dwight
Feb 20, 2020, 10:00 AM
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Growing a sales mindset in a not-for-profit organisation

Is your organisation looking for new funding streams but knocking up against a…
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SeanTully
Sean Tully
Dec 20, 2019, 9:00 AM
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Big Society depending on church social action – but where will the money come from?

This past decade of austerity and cuts in publicly funded services has seen…
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TracyMadgwick
Tracy Madgwick
Dec 19, 2019, 9:43 AM
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It's all about the people! – How can you nurture your human resources in 2020?

Looking back over 2019 as an HR consultant working with a range of different…
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andrewjohnson
Andrew Johnson
Dec 18, 2019, 1:00 PM
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Has insight helped your decision-making this year?

Over the past year I’ve noticed that charities are starting to see the real…
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AndrewMiddleton
Andrew Middleton
Dec 17, 2019, 9:00 AM
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Review is the word – how did your Governance look in 2019?

One of the great things about being an Action Planning consultant is that I get…
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EmilyPetty
Emily Petty
Dec 16, 2019, 10:18 AM
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An exciting time but still big challenges ahead – so how was your fundraising year?

2019 has been a really exciting year for fundraising. Despite the challenges…
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DavidSaint
David Saint
Dec 16, 2019, 10:18 AM
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What chance of 2020 vision in 2020? And then what?

I like to think I was perhaps one of the first people to harness ‘2020 Vision’…
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AndrewMiddleton
Andrew Middleton
Nov 29, 2019, 2:26 PM
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Reflections on Conference Season

November saw Action Planning set up its stand at both the NVCO Trustees…
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EmilyPetty
Emily Petty
Nov 20, 2019, 9:14 AM
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Week 4 - Re-energise: Sometimes we all need to switch off and start again

In the last of her four-part series on overcoming the cultural barriers to…
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EmilyPetty
Emily Petty
Nov 13, 2019, 9:20 AM
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Week 3 - Grow: Give your team the confidence to tap into their talents

In the third of four articles on overcoming the cultural barriers to…
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EmilyPetty
Emily Petty
Nov 6, 2019, 12:28 PM
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Week 2 - Reconnect: Overcoming cultural barriers to fundraising

In the second of four articles on overcoming the cultural barriers to…
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EmilyPetty
Emily Petty
Oct 30, 2019, 12:28 PM
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Week 1 - Reboot: Overcoming cultural barriers to fundraising

In the first of four articles on overcoming the cultural barriers to…
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TimGlynneJones
Tim Glynne-Jones
Oct 18, 2019, 3:00 PM
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£5.75m tech fund to tackle unemployment

A new fund has been launched to support charities that are helping to reskill…
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TimGlynneJones
Tim Glynne-Jones
Oct 18, 2019, 2:00 PM
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£2m fund for organisations tackling loneliness

One year after the publication of the Government’s landmark Loneliness Strategy,…
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TimGlynneJones
Tim Glynne-Jones
Jun 18, 2019, 8:00 AM
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Futures for Women: The Next Episode

Back in January we published a case study on our work with Futures For Women,…
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RobJohn
Rob John
May 24, 2019, 8:00 AM
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Virtuous Circles: collective giving is a powerful way to develop better donors

Getting together to give is not new. People have acted collectively to donate…
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LaylaMoosavi
Layla Moosavi
May 24, 2019, 8:00 AM
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CORPORATE SPONSORSHIP: PREPARE TO SUCCEED

As fundraisers, we all know how difficult it is to get through the door of a…
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DavidSaint
David Saint
Dec 13, 2018, 8:00 AM
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You Can't Tickle Yourself!

Interviewed at the recent Christian Resources Exhibition, Chairman David Saint…
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FionaLewis
Fiona Lewis
Nov 8, 2018, 8:00 AM
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What Is A Content Strategy, And Do You Need One?

Online content is the most cost-effective way to reach large numbers of people.…
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LaylaMoosavi
Layla Moosavi
Sep 13, 2018, 8:00 AM
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Marketing And Communications In Small Charities

Marketing and Communications in small charities has its own particular…
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SallyDenbigh
Sally Denbigh
Jul 5, 2018, 10:41 AM
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Legacy fundraising: don’t leave it to luck!

Legacies are an important source of funding, yet more than half of charitable…
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DavidSaint
David Saint
Feb 8, 2018, 10:41 AM
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How to diversify income

Any organisation that is dependent on one source for more than 30% of its income…
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DavidSaint
David Saint
Jul 12, 2017, 10:41 AM
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When is it the right time to do a capital appeal feasibility study?

An appeal for a major capital project is not an everyday occurrence for most…
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