In his column this month Peter Wylie explains how to use your database to find major donors.
Author: Peter Wylie
I had planned to write this month's piece on a different topic. But then I met a young woman (as in early 30's young) at a neighbor's brunch just the other day. Sharp lady. Got her PhD in economics from a prestigious west coast school.
Ian Tucker at The Guardian knows just how effective face-to-face fundraisers are, but he still doesn't like them "cluttering-up the pavement." Charity used to begin at home, " he muses. "Now it begins on the streets."
The UK voluntary sector employs 563,000 people, 2% of the national workforce, and contributes £5.4 billion to GDP, according to new research by the National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO). This makes it larger than the post and telecommunications sector.
UK Fundraising's e-mail discussion list FundUK is about to carry 42 fundraising job vacancies. These include arts, trusts, corporate, legacy, statutory fundraising positions, plus seven senior fundraising posts.
NCVO has published the text of the Fourth Hinton Lecture, a view of the links between NGOs and the media.
NCVO has published the text of the Fourth Hinton Lecture, a view of the links between NGOs and the media. Read The Third Sector & The Fourth Estate by John Lloyd, editor of New Statesman at NCVO - published in Adobe Acrobat (PDF).