Category: Event

Lesson 1: Running a telethon at an independent school

By Dan Keyworth Why telethons? Telephone fundraising works: if organised smartly, telethons may become your institution’s main source of recurring income. They are one of the most effective tools for raising donor participation levels, and an invaluable way of building relationships and gathering prospect information for the future. Telethons also have a surprisingly inexpensive cost-to-benefit… Read more »

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What can a banker teach a charity?

When it comes to the world of banking, the words ‘charitable’ and ‘giving’ don’t immediately spring to mind, so what – if anything – can the not-for-profit sector learn from the financial sector? At the CFG Annual Conference in London last week, Steve Harris, who spent 15 years working in the financial services industry, explained… Read more »