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National Fundraising Convention to be held at Barbican Centre from 2016

After more than 10 years of being held at the London Hilton Metropole, the Institute of Fundraising’s National Fundraising Convention will move to the Barbican Centre in 2016. The three-day Convention in July was again sold out, attracting more than 2,500 fundraisers. It is...

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Burger King’s cause-related marketing challenge to McDonald’s: a catalyst for “Relishionship fundraising”?

Author: John Thompson, Changing Business. Burger King’s offer to end its beef with McDonald’s and create a bundraising burger, the McWhopper, has garnered global media coverage in the time it takes to flip a pate. Taking out full-page ads in the New York Times and Chicago...

Fundraising technology partnerships in August 2015

Blackbaud Europe, Access Group and Harlequin have all announced recent new partnerships and client wins.   1. University of Cambridge chooses Access group The University of Cambridge has selected Access thankQ fundraising software from Access Group to support its alumni...

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I understand that Jermain Defoe has advertised for a 24/7 assistant to grow his global brand … stock his fridge, help to run his charitable foundation, etc. Well, whatever the wisdom of advertising such a mixed bag, the item on BBC Radio Four this morning alerted me to the...


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