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  • Prospecting for Gold Newsletter

    PFG have just issued their latest (free) newsletter. They are kind enough to mention my directory of “unpublished” Scottish grant-making trusts, and have lots of other useful bits and pieces. The New Money Summary returns, listing ten people who have made £1,000,000 in the last few months. They also mention a few Rich Lists, and a Free Seminar: Developing Major […]
  • Prospecting for Gold Seminar Series Summer 2012

    Prospecting for Gold are pleased to announce dates for the free Prospecting for Gold Seminar Series Summer 2012. For more information and bookings please visit: http://pfgseminarsummer2012.eventbrite.com/
  • Prospecting for Gold Seminar Series Spring 2010

    Prospecting for Gold Seminar Series: Spring 2010 There are very few in depth prospect research training courses in the UK. Following a highly successful pilot scheme in April 2009 and fully launched in September 2009 Prospecting for Gold is running a research training seminar series starting in the Spring in London. It is best suited to researchers with up to […]
  • UK has 500,000 millionaires, say Prospecting for Gold

    A new research paper from prospect research and wealth specialists Prospecting for Gold Ltd reports that there are up to 500,000 millionaires in the UK. This figure is higher than previous estimates, such as that contained in Merrill Lynch & Capgemini’s World Wealth Report. This new estimate takes into account estimates of the wealth of company directors, shareholders, property owners […]
  • Matrix-Data and Prospecting for Gold launch private wealth intelligence database

    Matrix-Data, the specialists in wealth information, and fundraising research specialists Prospecting for Gold have partnered to launch MID-AS, “the UK’s largest factual private wealth intelligence database.” The MID-AS database has been developed from public domain information on 250,000 High Net Worth and wealthy people and contains researched factual information on people typically worth not less than £1 million (excluding property). […]
  • Matrix-Data and Prospecting for Gold announce the launch of MID-AS

    THE UK’S LARGEST FACTUAL PRIVATE WEALTH INTELLIGENCE DATABASE ‘Matrix-Data’ specialists in wealth information; and ‘Prospecting for Gold’ fundraising research experts, are pleased to announce the launch of MID-AS. 28 million people gave over £8.2bn to over 160,000 registered UK charities in 2004/5. Each one of these charities fought hard for their share of this benefaction. Success in securing a proportionally […]
  • Prospecting for Gold publishes second newsletter

    Prospect research specialists Prospecing for Gold latest e-mail newsletter includes recommended Web sites and details of rich lists. Prospecting for Gold’s e-mail newsletter features links to a list of the 60 largest contributions in the United States in 2003, a searchable database of political donations made by individuals in the USA, and lists of wealthy people in the Midlands or […]
  • Prospecting for Gold launch new e-mail newsletter

    Research specialists Prospecting for Gold have launched a free quarterly e-mail newsletter for fundraising researchers. The newsletter features new free sources of information, useful tips about published rich lists, details on the company’s list of new wealthy people, and a regular article on a current hot topic in fundraising. The newsletter’s launch follows Prospecting for Gold’s free seminar programme on […]
  • Fundraising jobs board to cut recruitment costs and support diversity in recruitment

    A new fundraising jobs board launches today from social enterprise GoodJobs. The site aims to help charities by offering low-cost job advertising and to boost diversity and inclusion in the recruitment of fundraisers to strengthen the broader charity sector. GoodJobs is focusing on providing charities with a single annual subscription fee that will let them post an unlimited number of […]
  • Shortlist unveiled for National Fundraising Awards 2019

    Action for Children, British Heart Foundation, Greenpeace UK and CLIC Sargent are among the charities shortlisted for their fundraising activity in this year’s National Fundraising Awards. The annual National Fundraising Awards recognise the best examples of excellent fundraising from charities, agencies and individual fundraisers across a range of categories, with five entries shortlisted for each category. Shortlisted for the Fundraising […]
  • Shortlist announced for the National Fundraising Awards 2018

    The Institute of Fundraising has announced the shortlist for the National Fundraising Awards 2018, featuring excellent fundraising from charities, agencies and individual fundraisers. The awards were selected from entries by a range of experienced fundraisers and charity leaders. They recognised a mixture of outstanding achievements, inspiring stories of dedication and success against the odds, and some particularly effective collaborative working […]
  • Which way now for database screening?

    It looks like database screening may not be as popular as it once was. I have been wrestling with reviewing data protection, wondering whether “legitimate interest” is an acceptable basis on which to retain data on identifiable individuals. As mentioned in a previous blog, I have been reassured that it is OK to undertake research for clients and then delete […]
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