Guest bloggers, Anne Race & Henry Rowling of Flying Cars Innovation, share their gems of knowledge to help you innovate, and most importantly, succeed.
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
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
Written by Nikki Bell Conferences, both online and in-person, are set to make a comeback in 2022. Already we’re seeing a rise in content available and excitement for the opportunity to learn and network to plan for a, hopefully, uninterrupted year of fundraising. However, we’re also seeing a return
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.
Guest blogger Caroline Danks of LarkOwl lifts the lid on cross-disciplinary learnings that can take corporate fundraising to the next level. There are so many traits shared by fundraising across the board. On the whole (barring a few notable exception who shall not be named) we are resilient, creative, warm,
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.
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.
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.
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.
January's guest blogger is Elizabeth Archer (known as Ed). Ed has held strategic roles at Mencap, Ambitious about Autism, Contact and is currently Head of Services & Service design at Toynbee Hall. She specializes in designing systems and structures that serve communities in the way they want and need. This
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
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
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
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
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
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
Social media is a powerful tool, but it’s especially powerful at promoting events. Although we hope that in-person fundraising events will be allowed to return soon, there’s no denying that virtual events are here to stay. With so many aspects of a charity’s day-to-day activities moving online, there’s never been
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
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
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
How to use text to improve your virtual event
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
The Covid-19 pandemic, and subsequent social distancing guidelines, have meant that many in-person fundraising events, seminars and training courses have been postponed or cancelled. Instead, there’s been an increased uptake of these events and fundraisers online. Even with lockdown restrictions easing, virtual events appear to be sticking around for a
In this blog, we’ll give you an insight into our May Data Slam 2021 webinar fundraiser, and why you should get involved. This month, we’re talking all about data and how fundraisers can use this to communicate with their donors and form stronger relationships. Data is very important to any
Although the coronavirus pandemic is still very much around, with the easing of lockdown restrictions continuing, and the vaccine rollout underway, things are starting to look hopeful for the fundraising industry. There’s no denying that COVID-19 drastically changed the charity sector. Not only did it put a stop to many