The past months have seen a steady trickle of new projects cross my desk in the guise of prospective clients, now this is turning into a veritable flood, as trustees seem to think the time is at last
First Friday was so packed last time it moves to the Boardroom at The Hub on 1st May!
Pity about gift aid, but I’m excited by the funds available to take a leading role in employing young people, aged between 18 and 24 years old from disadvantaged groups and unemployment hotspots.
Some my larger clients report that they, and others, are experiencing the cancellation of direct debits; which did not happen in the last two recessions on any scale.
As you may know the Institute of Fundraising has a Consultant’s Group that meets 3 times a year.
The Glass room at The Hub – Kings Cross was packed with charities of all sizes taxing the experts: fielding the questions from 2.00 to 5.00 for the IFC included Kevin Baughen, Victoria Ireland, Cath
Neatly encapsulating a fundraiser’s hardest dilemma: how are we to keep attention and giving focussed on a thousand deaths, when one will silence the Commons?
Despite a full house at The Hub on 6 Feb everyone got their questions in, and for three hours no one went for coffee!
For those too snowed in or snowed under to reach The Hub – Kings Cross (34b York Way, London from 2.00 to 5.00) on Friday 6 Feb, you can now seek advice online from First Friday’s Facebook group.
Imagine being able to put your poster in a public place and have people use their camera-phone to take a picture which clicks them through to your website campaign page.
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