Action Planning's annual conference on major donor fundraising, 'Raising funds from the Rich', has attracted over 1,000 delegates, with a month to go before the event.
The event on 9 October at Central Hall Westminster in London features an address by Sir Tom Hunter, whom Action Planning describe as "Britain's biggest donor", who has pledged to give £1 billion to charity.
The Institute of Fundraising ('Institute') has launched a new definitive guide for charity trustees; The Trustees Guide to Fundraising. This new Guide, funded by the Institute's tax-effective giving initiative, includes updated and revised fundraising information and details on trustee obligations.
Billionaire retailer Sir Tom Hunter, one of the biggest donors to UK charities, is to open this year's 'Raising funds from the Rich' conference, to be held at Central Hall Westminster on 9 October. Hunter recently gained international recognition by teaming up with former US President, Bill Clinton, to form the Clinton-Hunter Development Initiative.
Prospect researcher Matthew Iredale has set up a website for prospect and fundraising researchers with the aim of providing advice, information and support for those who carry out research in fundraising departments in the UK.