News & Insight

  • Engaging the Next Generation of Fundraisers.

    Recently I had the opportunity to eavesdrop on the second installment in a series of 5 Oxford University’s Careers Service talks “The only way is ethics”. It was a panel discussion aimed at helping students understand the various practical pathways they can follow in order to take up fundraising as a profession.

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  • IWITOT (I Wish I’d Thought of That) And the winner is…Professional Development

    Louise Parkin, International Consultant at Philanthropy Company, shares highlights from the recent IWITOT virtual FINZ conference. It is both a […]

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  • Arts and Heritage: Funding hope beyond Covid-19

    Liz Purchase, Senior Consultant, Arts & Heritage at Philanthropy Company, shares insight into recovery and resilience funding for the arts […]

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  • Philanthropy Company launches a fundraising hub for church customers with specialist insurer Ecclesiastical + livestream of expert webinar for Churches on 1st July.

      Top Tips, Emergency Funders and Essential Checklists Specifically Designed for Churches -Philanthropy Company launches a fundraising hub for church […]

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  • The Joy of Connecting with Expat Communities

      Louise Parkin, International Consultant at Philanthropy Company, shares insight into the joy of connecting with expat communities  Every year, […]

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  • Is donor fatigue at an all time high?

      Andrew Thomas, Associate Director, Philanthropy Company, looks at donor fatigue and fundraising in light of the current crisis. Last […]

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  • Top 10 emerging trends in 2020

      Caroline Underwood OBE, Philanthropy Company CEO, highlights top 10 key fundraising trends to look out for in 2020. As […]

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  • Philanthropy Company – a new decade ahead

    Caroline Underwood OBE, Philanthropy Company CEO, looks ahead to a new decade for fundraising and highlights some of the most […]

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  • Fundraising Fitness for 2020

    Andrew Thomas, Philanthropy Company Associate Director, looks at how we can get our fundraising in tip-top shape for 2020! As […]

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  • Merry Christmas and a very happy New Year from all of us at Philanthropy Company

      From everyone here at Philanthropy Company we wish you a Merry Christmas and the very best start to 2020! We […]

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  • 93% of charities struggling to recruit fundraisers

    Philanthropy Company, Fundraisers of the Future survey, asked a group of 27 senior fundraisers for their insight into recruitment and […]

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  • 3 transformative funds on the horizon for the UK’s heritage sector

    Liz Purchase, Senior Consultant, Arts & Heritage at Philanthropy Company, shares insight into new funding streams opening, and investment coming […]

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  • Recent reports confirm what we already know – the charity sector is failing to truly reflect the public it serves

    Rebecca Williams, Philanthropy Company Research and Insight Executive, reflects on what we can take from recent reports on diversity in […]

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  • Philanthropy Company grows Associate team

      We are delighted to announce today on the first day of the CASE Europe Annual Conference 2019 that Andrew […]

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  • We were at IoF’s Fundraising Convention this week – highlights from day one

      Annalise Pask, Head of Client Development at Philanthropy Company, shares her highlights from this year’s IoF Fundraising Convention 2019 […]

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  • Art Fund Museum of the Year – and the winner is….?

      Liz Purchase, Senior Consultant, Arts & Heritage at Philanthropy Company, looks at this year’s Museum of the Year and […]

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  • Philanthropy Company Network – Summer launch

      Last week we were delighted to invite the Philanthropy Company Network to toast the start of the summer with […]

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  • Garfield Weston Foundation – Grants Manager

      This is a rare opportunity for an outstanding candidate to join one of Britain’s most generous and influential Foundations […]

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  • 4 Top Insider Tips to Grow your Unrestricted Income

      Tamsin Haigh, Head of Insight at Philanthropy Company, shares top tips on how you can grow unrestricted income at […]

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  • Philanthropy Company Network Breakfast

      Last week we were delighted to host our first breakfast for Philanthropy Company Network at our offices in Marylebone. […]

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  • Future trends in major philanthropy

    Francesca Hewitt, Philanthropy Company Director, shares insight into what the future holds for major philanthropy At the Institute of Fundraising’s […]

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  • The Heritage Lottery Fund is dead; long live the National Lottery Heritage Fund 

    Liz Purchase, Senior Consultant, Arts & Heritage at Philanthropy Company, shares insight into the rebirth and future plans of the […]

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  • Where are all the major gifts fundraisers?

    Annalise Pask, Head of Client Development at Philanthropy Company, shares insight into the recruitment woes of the sector   If […]

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  • Using digital to bring your supporters closer

      Francesca Hewitt shares her thoughts and tips on harnessing the power of digital from this year’s Cultural Sector Network […]

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  • Improve your results in 2019 with a Quick Fundraising Health Check

      Do you know where you are with your fundraising? Do you know your organisation’s strengths and weaknesses? What improvements […]

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  • Are charities buckling under the weight of complex grant making procedures?

      Daily life for the voluntary sector is increasingly uncertain and complex. Volatility and instability, particularly for smaller charities has […]

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  • Philanthropy Company appoints Senior Fundraiser to team

    We are very lucky in the UK to have a number of generous Trusts and Foundations supporting a wide range […]

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  • Being mean makes you miserable. Just look at Scrooge

    It’s mid-December. We’re coming to the end of the calendar year of 2018, and many of us will soon be […]

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  • Prospect research: a force for the future

    Rebecca Williams, Research and Insight Executive at Philanthropy Company, shares insight on the future of prospect research  Is it time for prospect […]

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  • Endowment funds – why to start one, and how

    Francesca Hewitt shares her top tips on how to decide if endowment fundraising is right for you, and what to […]

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  • What difference does £10 make anyway?

    Here’s a clue. It’s not about the £10.

    £10 is a vote of support. It says, ‘I believe in you’. It says, ‘Keep it up’. It says, ‘You’re doing great’.

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  • Welcome Rebecca Williams!

    We’re delighted to extend a warm welcome to the newest member of our Philanthropy Company team. Rebecca Williams recently joined […]

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  • How to unleash the power of data for fundraising success

      Tamsin Haigh, Head of Insight at Philanthropy Company, shares advice on how to harness the potential of your donations […]

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  • Welcome Carlos Carasco!

    Carlos joined the Philanthropy Company team in September. After a month of working with us, he’s become an integral member […]

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  • Fundraiser motivation: how to keep the spark alive for you and your team

      It can be difficult to ask people to donate to a cause you are not passionate about. Harder still […]

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  • What a team!

    Work life balance; balancing work with home or just Philanthropy Company life? Between those of us pictured here we have […]

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  • A different voice for mental health

    We had the great honour this week to be invited by our client, Deafinitely Theatre, to watch their latest production, 4.48 […]

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  • Fundraising growth falters at UK universities – Is it a dip or a decline?

    Our Perspective on The Ross-Case Survey 2018 The Ross-CASE Survey of Charitable Giving to Universities 2018 is a review of the fundraising […]

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  • 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 […]

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  • Philanthropy Company grows Arts and Culture team

    This month Leo Crane joins the Philanthropy Company as a Senior Associate. Making the announcement today Caroline Underwood, CEO of the Philanthropy Company said

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