The future of fundraising – a personal perspective

What is happening in 2018 and beyond? What are the challenges and opportunities ahead and what are future priorities of the IOF in supporting the fundraising community and further developing the profession? The chair of Institute of Fundraising and Director of Fundraising of British Heart Foundation, Amanda Bringans delivered a master class on ‘The future… More The future of fundraising – a personal perspective

5 ways to connect fundraisers with the cause

  My blog post last month on ‘How “passionate belief” can help you raise more money’ caught a lot of attention, such as from experts in the sector. One of the experts, a fundraiser, asked me this question in particular, “Hi Ikhlaq, I have read your latest blog. Is there any advice regarding how we can help our fundraising teams to connect with… More 5 ways to connect fundraisers with the cause

How ‘passionate belief’ can help you raise more money

  ”Why fundraisers should passionately believe in the cause, is it necessary? We are professionals doing the ‘job’, which is raising funds, as long as we are good at it, that’s all it matters? Also, as we move between the causes during the course of our career, thus it’s difficult to have a ‘passionate belief’ in… More How ‘passionate belief’ can help you raise more money