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The NoNo and the ProNo

A new research paper from Cass Business School 'The Art of Refusal: Promising Practice for Grant Makers and Grant Seekers' presents the findings of a study of experiences at the point of grant refusal among both seekers and makers of grants to charities.

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Susan Barnes, Tilehouse Counselling

Lesley Hynes

Recruiting a Fundraiser

In the last decade fundraising as a profession has seen huge advances, however standards remain an issue and sometimes a board or staff, inexperienced in fundraising, will not spot prospective or problem candidates.

Getting the right fundraiser for your charity is crucial, particularly if it is the first fundraising appointment or another influential fundraising role. Identifying candidates with a good track record is often not straightforward and sometimes interviewers don't know the right questions to ask to establish key facts.

Lesley has short listed and interviewed many fundraisers, helping her clients to make sound appointments. She can help either at the short listing stage, at interview, or both.