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“Not only did Lesley deliver the funding, but she brought energy, intelligence and knowledge of the sector as well.”

Martin Green, Chief Executive of the English Community Care Association

Lesley Hynes


How charities can help boost giving


Charities can play an important role in revitalising giving by individuals, according to a recent NPC report, 'Ten ways to boost giving'

Calling all major donors...


Now is the time to get to know your charity's major donors as they are the supporters on whom you will be able to call if you need extra financial help in the next 12 to 24 months.

The changing face of philanthropy


90% of individuals surveyed in Barclays Wealth's 'Barriers to Giving' report cite efficiency and administration costs as the most important factors in selecting a charity.

Peer-to-peer fundraising is the way to go


The news that American billionaires are coming together and pledging significant sums of money to the not-for-profit sector in the States is hugely welcome.

Sweet dreams?


Fundraising for a charity can keep us awake at night. Worrying about income is a perennial issue for the organisation’s fundraiser whether they are the chief executive, a trustee or a staff fundraiser ...