1910, 2016

Charity fundraising: responding to turbulent times

October 19th, 2016|Categories: Charities|Tags: , , |

by Jasper Joyce, Consultant at Aleron

It has been a turbulent twelve months for charity fundraising. Across the UK fundraising sector as a whole, several examples of poor fundraising practice have been exposed, and there has been much debate about what constitutes acceptable fundraising activity. Following this prolonged wave of significant public, media and political attention, The Charity Commission published Charity Fundraising: a guide to trustee duties (CC20). CC20 was published in the context of two particularly pertinent formal reviews. Charitable fundraisers must understand in full the implications of both:

203, 2016

Social Impact & Income Generation Seminar

March 2nd, 2016|Categories: Social & Environmental Impact|Tags: , , , |

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On Wednesday 24th February Aleron convened a group of fundraising & social impact senior leaders to tackle a hot topic in the sector: how social impact can help drive income generation?

With 23 people around the table, the 1.5 hour discussion highlighted various opinions and gave the audience tools to better align fundraising activities with impact measurement.

801, 2016

Thought Leadership in Fundraising – an Aleron and Blackbaud Europe Event

January 8th, 2016|Categories: Strategy|Tags: , |

On the 8th December, Aleron and Blackbaud Europe co-hosted an evening of talks and networking with charity leaders and fundraising experts from across the UK, including representatives from Tearfund, Crisis, RSPB, University College London, Barnardo’s, and Breast Cancer Care. We had three distinguished speakers, from whom we heard a range of ideas on best practice in fundraising, considering more than anything, the needs and experiences of the donor. This focus seemed to emerge organically from a recent realisation among the fundraising community that, with the increased use of mass emails and cold calls, donors are no longer the centre of […]