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Give me an E, give me a D, give me an I

Lizzie Ellis, our Policy and Information Officer looks at the proposed Charity Governance Code refresh, that would help charities have the right conversations about equality, diversity and inclusion.

Giving by business

There are a number of ways that businesses can support charities, and tax reliefs that can maximise the value of those gifts and act as an incentive for giving. 

Giving to charity

This guidance page covers the ways you can give to charity- whether this is money , time or through donating goods.

Giving Tuesday: How to GiveBack2020

With Giving Tuesday taking place on Tuesday 1 December, CAF’s Gráinne Mathews explains in this blog what this year’s day of giving will entail and what your charity can do to get involved.

Gloomy winter ahead for charity sector

Lockdown worries for 55% of charities as 2020 takes its toll.

Good asking

Good Asking – a report on why charities research and process supporter information.

Grants and trusts

Guide on effective use of telephone fundraising

On 13 February 2019, a new guide ‘A Good Call: Using the Telephone for Successful Fundraising’ was published to help fundraisers and charities develop stronger relationships with supporters.

Handling of cash and other donations

Handling and processing donations properly is crucial. This guidance page provides advice on how to do this effectively and covers five different types of payments.

Helping you develop professionally and stay connected with your peers

Alex Xavier explains the role the Chartered Institute of Fundraising is playing in the professional development of fundraisers, and in keeping them connected during the coronavirus pandemic.

Home truths: Equitable recruitment practice in charities

In this article Kristiana Wrixon, head of policy at the charity leaders’ network ACEVO, looks at taking an equity based approach to recruitment and says to do so you must ensure that your charity beco...

How a simple digital fundraising idea had huge returns for St Basils

Barrie Hodge, Head of Fundraising and Communications at St Basils, writes in this blog about his Donate Your Homepage campaign, and how it is the simple ideas that are the most effective.

How changing our relationships with trusts led to a huge spike in income at Sue Ryder

Andy Watts, Head of Trusts at Sue Ryder, explains how by changing how they interact with trusts and foundations, they were able to increase trust income by 349% in the space of a year.

How Chartered status will help transform our profession

The Institute of Fundraising’s Alex Xavier looks at how the membership body is looking to create new traditions with its Charter, and what Chartered Status will mean for the fundraising profession.

How has fundraising changed over the last 20 years?

From the rise of social media and online donations, to a larger reliance on flexible workers – CharityJob's Stephanie Dotto takes a look at how fundraising roles have evolved over the last 20 years.

How is giving changing during the coronavirus crisis?

Lizzie Ellis, Policy and Information Officer, looks at the key pieces of research about giving published during the COVID-19 pandemic, and what this insight means for your fundraising strategy.

How Manchester Foundation Trust Charity won Fundraising Charity of the Year

Manchester Foundation Trust Charity won Fundraising Charity of the Year at the National Fundraising Awards. As part of our Awards Showcase, Sarah Naismith, Director of the charity, explains how they r...

How the Royal Marsden Cancer Charity put audience-insight at the heart of its legacy campaign

How to get the medical profession on board with fundraising

With continued pressure on the NHS budget and growing need to find new funding sources for the health sector, Andrew Watt, Chair of the IoF Health Sector Special Interest Group and Senior Principal at...

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...