14 April 2020

Fundraising Convention is changing!

by Institute of Fundraising

Every year we look forward to bringing the fundraising community together. However, with the ongoing concerns around COVID-19, we have taken the decision not to proceed with the face to face event this year. Instead, Fundraising Convention will now be online. 

30 May 2019

Philanthropy: Motivations to give, the millennial generation, trustee involvement and more

by Amy Sweeting

Amy Sweeting, one of the board members who designed the Philanthropy track, explains why being ‘major donor ready’ is more important now than ever before. 

24 May 2019

Why I am making sure to attend Fundraising Convention alongside my team

by Liz Tait

Liz Tait, Director of Fundraising at Teenage Cancer Trust, says that fundraisers are key to her charity’s future success and that their development is crucial, and says that is one of many reasons that she will be attending Fundraising Convention alongside her team.

02 May 2019

Why arts fundraisers should seek learning outside of the Arts & Culture sector

Husne Begum, Development Manager at Birmingham Museums Trust, looks at five of the key struggles that arts fundraisers can face, and why learning opportunities such as Fundraising Convention offer such value.

23 April 2019

Fundraising Convention: Why I budget for my team to attend

by Esther Wakeman

Esther Wakeman, Director of Fundraising and Marketing at Ashgate Hospicecare and Blythe House Hospice, explains why she makes sure to budget for her team to attend Fundraising Convention so they can develop their skills and become better fundraisers.

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