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Why I’m leaving my job in international development

I Co-Founded a small international development charity when I was fresh out of university, age 21. I had visited Kenya as a volunteer a few times as a teenager and I returned home filled with rage and sorrow at the injustice of what I had seen. I didn’t feel it or know it at the time, but looking back 14 years later, I was peak White Saviour.

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Small Charities Are The Future

Life is tough at the moment, and it’s getting tougher for many. I set up my own business against the backdrop of COVID. In fact, weirdly it was fuelled by COVID. As charities really started to think about doing things differently, rather than just talking about it. The world is
changing.

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Legacy fundraising in the 2020s

Written by Claire Routley. Claire is Head of Gifts in Will Consultancy at Legacy Voice. She loves everything legacy giving, and will be speaking at Legacy Fundraising Virtual Conference on 28th April. As many people reading this blog will already know, the value of legacy giving is predicted to increase

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How to become a better fundraiser with Members March

Written by Mandi Hine Why Members March? What is Members March, and why should you get involved?After all, you’re already super slammed, pulled in multiple directions and wondering why (or how) you should try and make time for one more thing. I hope my 5 top reasons to embrace Members

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3 reasons why corporate fundraisers are AWESOME

Guest blogger Caroline Danks of LarkOwl talks foul-mouthed Christian rock bands and sleepouts… In my first ever fundraising role, I was part of a team of four focused on trusts and statutory fundraising.  I loved it!  The research and writing elements felt like an easy segue from my degree coursework. 

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A letter to recruiting managers, yours sincerely - a job seeker

Dear recruiting managers,

I write this to you as something needs to change with the traditional way of recruiting.

This sector is great, but whilst we champion wellbeing, diversity and fairness externally in our charitable work, we are failing those who seek to support these efforts as potential employees.

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Redundancy & furlough - the effect on events

I couldn’t sleep on Thursday night. I started replaying (in my mind) a conversation from the Events Fundraising Virtual Summit session I ran that afternoon. It was a 40 minute round table session of sharing what impact redundancy and furlough has had on events and events fundraisers. Many stories and experiences were bravely shared and it really struck me that for many there hasn’t been a proper opportunity to reflect on the experience of redundancy and furlough and to share and hear from others in similar boats. And a lot of this is still very raw.

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5 top tips for epic fundraising creative

The fundraiser and designer relationship. It can sometimes be a tricky one to navigate, right? We’ve all been there. Some feedback that didn’t land quite right, or a missed brief. Authentic creative is personal, and with negative feedback (however well-meaning) feelings can get hurt. At the same time, when assets take an unexpected turn it can be problematic for our schedules.

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How to organise and run fundraising events in 2022

How to run a fundraising event in 2022 is the top question for charity fundraisers as we head into another year of living in a pandemic. Restrictions are changing to allow more freedom but supporter attitudes and safety considerations still make it tricky to plan confidently.

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Christmas Party Panic?

Christmas Party Panic? The latest variant of COVID is the last news anyone wanted to receive, especially so close to Christmas. As always our thoughts are with everyone who has been touched by COVID either now or in the last 20 months.  We know, for many of you, the hope

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Change or Lose: the Digital Evolution

Are we moving forward digitally? At Fundraising Everywhere & Everywhere+, we’re an organisation made up of fundraisers. With over 50 years of experience between us, it’s safe to say, we’ve seen our fair share of change in the sector. And it won’t be a surprise for you to hear that

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Job: Community Manager

The deadline for this role has passed and we are no longer accepting applications. Fundraising Everywhere Community Manager (Work with us to choose your own job title!) Hours: 30hrs per week structured around our events schedule.Salary: circa €28,000 / £24,000(full-time equivalent circa €35,600 / £30,000) Reporting to: Senior Management Location: Remote and flexible. Work from where

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Job: Administrator/Co-ordinator

The deadline for this role has passed and we are no longer accepting applications. Administrator / Co-Ordinator (Work with us to choose your own job title!)  Hours: 30hrs per week structured around our events schedule.Salary: circa €28,000 / £24,000(full-time equivalent circa €35,600 / £30,000) Reporting to: Senior Management Location: Remote and flexible. Work from where you

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Job: Livestream Engineer

The deadline for this role has passed and we are no longer accepting applications. Virtual Event Livestream Engineer (Work with us to choose your own job title!) Hours: 20hrs per week structured around our events schedule. (Applicants who would like fewer or more hours will also be considered)Salary: circa €19,200 / £16,200(full-time equivalent circa

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How to set professional development goals

We’re officially past the halfway mark of 2021 — which feels surreal after the timewarp that was last year. But it’s a milestone worth mentioning because it means you have just 5 months left to make your mark on 2021.   If you set yourself professional goals now is the time

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Our Top 10 Tips For Your First Fundraiser

When the time comes to plan your first fundraiser, you might find yourself very nervous and overwhelmed at the prospect of setting up and hosting an event by yourself. If you’re new to the fundraising world, then don’t worry! Although setting up your first fundraiser might seem daunting, it’s not

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Our Frequently Asked Questions - Part 2

Following last month’s Frequently Asked Questions - Part 1 blog, we’ll continue to look at some of the answers to your most burning questions. If you’re thinking of attending one of our Fundraising Everywhere events, or if you want to get involved as a speaker, then we’re certain you’ll have

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Spotlight Focus - Nikki Bell

Here at Fundraising Everywhere, we believe confident, connected, empowered fundraisers can change the world. And the best way to do that is by creating a close knit community of passionate people.  That being said, we thought it was about time that we introduced you to the people behind our amazing

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Our Frequently Asked Questions Part 1

Thinking of taking part in one of our Fundraising Everywhere conferences or webinars? Unsure what to expect?  We’ve talked plenty about some of the challenges that many charities have faced during the Covid-19 pandemic, and now more than ever, we’ve lent a helping hand to fundraisers everywhere, whether they’re an

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