Latest Case Studies:

IWITOT 2020: Samaritans & Network Rail corporate partnership

At IWITOT 2020 Julia Worthington reflected on a hugely successful corporate partnership between suicide prevention charity Samaritans and the UK’s Network Rail.

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Furloughed Fundraisers Chat: A safe space to be

In a time of crisis for fundraisers, a wonderful group of furloughed charity professionals have gathered together on Facebook to help and support one another.

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IWITOT 2020: Action for Children’s ‘Be a Secret Santa’

From I Wish I’d Thought of That 2020, Lara Joyce wishes she’d thought of Action for Children’s Be a Secret Santa campaign.

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Latest Articles:

Our Right to Heal - Fatou Jammeh, Canada

In a new series brought to you by the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), Fatou Jammeh shares her lived experiences of racial and gender prejudice. She also explores the legacy of historic oppression in fundraising. This is a powerful story from Our Right to Heal.

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Our Right to Heal - Black women fundraisers share their stories

These two videos introduce a wonderful initiative by the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP). This is Our Right to Heal, a selection of beautifully written essays where black women fundraisers share the experiences that have shaped their professional and personal lives.

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The Ken Burnett archives: ActionAid’s journey to diversity

How one of the UK’s leading INGOs improved performance from management, staff and board by putting its principles into practice. And found happiness in the process.

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WILL YOU HELP SAVE FINZ? - A unique fundraiser-to-fundraiser (F2F) appeal, part two

SOFII gives you an update on the matched funding appeal, straight from the horse’s mouth. Joe Burnett talks to FINZ CEO Michelle Berriman (who of course is more of a swan than a horse, but you know what we mean!).

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The Fundraising Recruitment Universe - as a candidate, how do I get started?

Getting a job in fundraising has been made harder by the coronavirus outbreak, but there are still ways to make your way into the sector or find a new role. Ryan Burdock of Prospectus looks at the basics of looking for a job in this first article in SOFII’s new recruitment series.

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A timeline of modern British philanthropy

In this fascinating article Rhodri Davies, head of CAF‘s think tank ‘Giving Thought’, runs through a brief but insightful history of British giving.

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