Category Archives: Coaching, training and development

Talent-spotting: What do Fundraising Directors look for when promoting staff?

Two Heads of Fundraising hover in the kitchen, making the first coffee of the day. A junior Fundraiser, at the start of their career, bounces past heading for their desk. The Head of Events nods towards them “They’re good, aren’t … Continue reading

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Association of Fundraising Professionals Convention, 1-3 April 2012

If you’re a Fundraiser considering conferences to attend this year, I’d strongly recommend the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Convention in Vancouver from 1-3 April 2012. The AFP is the US equivalent of the Institute of Fundraising, and the Convention … Continue reading

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Are good Fundraisers born or made?

Most people fall into Fundraising as a career.  As kids not many of us got our Cindy dolls having a major donor cultivation lunch or our Action Men doing an international challenge event. You don’t tend to want to be … Continue reading

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