30th July 2018 | Posts by | View Profile

Fundraising Growth Falters at UK Universities – Is it a Dip or a Decline?

The Ross-CASE Survey of Charitable Giving to Universities 2018 is a review of the fundraising and alumni relations operations of over 100 higher education institutions. It is run by CASE Europe and now in its 15th year.

This year’s Ross-CASE Survey considers the year 2016-17. For the first time in 5 years, the survey has found a decline of 6.5% in the median total of ‘new funds secured’ per university in comparison to the previous year. Is this a momentary dip, or the sign of something bigger?

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2nd May 2018 | Posts by | View Profile

Philanthropy Company grows Director Team

We are delighted to announce that Francesca Hewitt is joining our Director team from September 2018. Francesca is currently Head of Development at the Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford where she has spearheaded one of the country’s most successful endowment campaigns. Francesca has also held senior roles at Brasenose College […]

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19th December 2017 | Posts by | View Profile

Influential fundraiser is recognised by HM The Queen

This month our CEO, Caroline Underwood, was awarded an OBE by Her Majesty The Queen for services to charity. The Investiture Ceremony was held in the Waterloo Chamber at Windsor Castle on Friday 8 December, 2017.  Speaking today Caroline said: ‘I feel hugely privileged to have received an OBE in […]

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27th November 2017 | Posts by | View Profile

Giving Tuesday

Just a few days after the huge global spending spree of Black Friday, it is encouraging to see the steady rise of another, more magnanimous reason to put our hands in our pockets at the end of every November: Giving Tuesday. 

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27th June 2017 | Posts by | View Profile

Supporting growth of Middle Gifts as a Platform for Major Donor Giving

We are delighted that on Monday 3rd July our Associate, Nicky Bishop, will be presenting at the IOF Fundraising Convention on the topic of middle giving, alongside Sabrina Bordji-Michel, Philanthropy Manager at the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC). Middle Giving is often left untapped and undervalued in charities […]

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19th June 2017 | Posts by | View Profile

Congratulations to Caroline Underwood OBE

Many congratulations to our CEO Caroline Underwood on being awarded an OBE for charitable services in the Queen’s Birthday Honours 2017. It has been an excellent year for recognition of the charity sector, with philanthropists such as Leonard Blavatnik, JK Rowling, Malcolm Walker, and Dame Steve Shirley being recognised, along […]

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12th June 2017 | Posts by | View Profile

School Fundraising—Find us at the IDPE Annual Conference

Yvonne and John are attending the 2017 IDPE conference for school fundraising at Whittlebury Hall today and tomorrow—head to stand 15 to say hello!  

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