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Below you can find a list of our upcoming training courses, qualifications and events. You can also view any resources (including blogs, guidance and articles). You can use the filter on the left to search for a specific type or interest for example. 

From response to recovery

It’s time to recognise how fundraisers empower donors in vulnerable circumstances

In this blog Charlotte Sherman, Policy and Information Officer, gives some advice on the best way to work with vulnerable donors and says that it is about making sure these donors are empowered, not j...

Research round-up

Insight is the foundation of all great fundraising. We’ve brought together the latest research to help you understand how external events, shifts in donor behaviour and giving trends will inform your ...

Answering your questions on our recent report

Following on from the recent report on the outcome of investigations into sexual harassment, Interim Chair Nadine Campbell and Whistleblowing and Safeguarding Trustee Isobel Michael answer some of the...

5 things to think about as community fundraising returns

Gary Kernahan looks in this blog at community fundraising and identifies five things for community fundraisers to think about as they prepare for its recovery.

Katie Docherty to become the Chartered Institute of Fundraising’s new Chief Executive

The Chartered Institute of Fundraising is delighted to announce that Katie Docherty has been appointed as their permanent Chief Executive.

How to make recruitment more inclusive and neurodiverse–friendly

Katherine Kindersley, Neurodiversity Consultant for DMA Talent, provides guidance on inclusive recruitment. In this article she looks at how to make recruitment more inclusive and neuro-diverse frien...

Secrets to job ad success: Eight tips to get your role noticed

Ewa Jozefkowicz, Content Manager at Charity Job, says that the number of jobs being posted to their site has risen by almost 40% since January. In this blog she looks at the eight things you should th...

What has the last 3 months taught us about public fundraising?

Through the results of a recent member survey on public fundraising, Charlotte Sherman, Policy and Information Officer at the Chartered Institute, looks at what activities have restarted and at what w...

Accessible gaming: Creating an inclusive product

Philip, Business Development Assistant at Inclusion Scotland, uses his gaming hobby to reflect on how one organisation in the gaming industry is listening to disabled people’s direct experiences of ga...

Treating donors fairly

Charitable fundraising should be a positive experience for all, built on the shared values between charities and supporters. Through engaging the public in the work of charities, fundraising gives peo...

Introducing our new Head of EDI

David Mbaziira has joined the Chartered Institute of Fundraising as our Head of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion. In this blog he explains who he is and sets out his priorities for the role.

What’s happening with individual giving?

Charlotte Sherman, Information and Policy Officer at the Chartered Institute of Fundraising, looks in this blog at the individual giving and the impact that the coronavirus pandemic has had on this ar...

Chartered Institute of Fundraising announces new Interim Chair and election of new trustees

Change Collective Recruitment Guide: Introducing the Extension Pack

Elizabeth Balgobin, the author of the series of Change Collective recruitment guides, explains in this blog why we’ve released the Extension Pack and what areas are covered in this latest guidance.

Home truths: Equitable recruitment practice in charities

In this article from the Change Collective Recruitment Guide Extension Pack, Kristiana Wrixon, head of policy at the charity leaders’ network ACEVO, looks at taking an equity based approach to recruit...

Recruiting for lived experience: Four key lessons

In this article, James Gadsby Peet, Owner and Director of Digital & Strategy at William Joseph, looks at the process they used to recruit their Product Manager, and the lessons they learned about recr...

Chair of Chartered Institute of Fundraising to step down from the Board at AGM

Claire Rowney, Chair of the Chartered Institute of Fundraising, has today announced her decision to step down from the Board at the forthcoming AGM.

Fundraising Essentials

We are pleased to present a new written guide and video series to help fundraisers and organisations get to grips with the essential elements of fundraising. Supported by the National Lottery Communit...

‘Volunteering has connected me with wonderful people from within the fundraising community’

Emma-Louise Singh, a Chartered Institute Trustee, said volunteering helped her connect with a group of like-minded fundraisers who have been incredibly important to her, particularly over the last yea...