Author Archives: Rainforest Alliance

The Daily Mail Comes Knocking

As ever, the Mail’s recent article on fundraising needs to be taken with a bag of salt. Whilst the charities mentioned need to respond rapidly and publicly, all the charities I have been involved with de-duplicated their mailing lists against … Continue reading

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Breaking News…IFC Shortlisted For Charity Times Awards 2015

IFC is delighted to announce that it has been shortlisted for the Best Consultancy of the Year category at the prestigious Charity Times Awards 2015.

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Did You Fail to Plan or Plan to Fail?

Failing to develop a solid plan can hurt your ability to reach your goals, but by putting in place the right process and activities, you can drive your fundraising programme towards success. Here are four crucial elements that should be considered:

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Four Ways to Make the Most of Your Fundraising Events

With all the effort it takes to pull off large fundraising events, it’s important to ensure you’re using the event to its full potential. Too often we focus on simply raising as much as we can the night of, missing … Continue reading

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July’s First Friday Fundraisers

Do you have responsibility for fundraising in your charity? Are you based in London, Amsterdam or Ottawa? Could you do with a bit of inspiration or free advice about a particular fundraising issue? Well, our First Friday Fundraisers have got … Continue reading

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Building a dynamic Case for Support

The common factor of really successful fundraising programmes is a convincing Case for Support. Often considered to be crucial for major gift fundraising, they are a fantastic fundraising tool and resource that can be used across all your fundraising programmes. Through this five part … Continue reading

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Five Challenges Faced By Small Charities – How To Overcome Them

For the past six years, IFC has run free fundraising advice clinics in London, Manchester and various cities around the world. Although open to anyone, most attendees are from small charities, giving us a great insight into the issues they … Continue reading

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