Category Archives: Charity

Building a Kids Castle on Sand

At its height Kids Company was the ‘go to’ children’s charity for three political administrations New Labour, The Coalition and then the Conservatives in 2015. Led by its charismatic director, Camila Batmanghelidjh, who had the ability to impress all who … Continue reading

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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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International Day of Charity: Revenge of the Easter Bunny

To mark the International Day of Charity, today’s blog by IFC’s CEO, John Baguley looks at the importance of reaching out to potential donors by speaking from the heart. Continue reading

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Major events and charity messaging: “Remember you are mortal”

Congratulations to UNICEF on capturing the Commonwealth Games. Let’s hope that containing a charity message across major televised events becomes a trend to remind us of our humanity and enable us to help. Rather like the person in the Roman … Continue reading

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Can the next Government bring about a sustainable future for charities?

With a term of continuous funding cuts for charities, and less than a year to go until the next general election, all parties need to be thinking about how they can be supporting the sector to ensure its sustainability. Continue reading

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