May 8, 2018
In this episode (number 25) Rhod chats to Dan Fluskey, Head of Policy and External Affairs at the UK's Institute of Fundraising about the asking side of the philanthropy equation. Topics covered include:
-Is there actually a crisis of public trust in charities?
-What has the impact of a number of fundraising scandals been on the charity world?
-How do fundraisers balance the short term appeal of using techniques that work in terms of raising money against the danger of longer-term damage to the relationship with supporters?
-Is fundraising supposed to make us feel uncomfortable?
-How are fundraisers using new technology like virtual reality (VR)?
-What impact might new approaches like crowdfunding have on traditional charity fundraising?