It's Christmas time and as per tradition we're giving away 12 more of our reports. They address key issues like lobbying, fundraising and trust, plus a couple of niche ones like Gift Aid and media spending.
Global communication has created possibilities and connections, but also some problems. It has, however, opened up new opportunities for non-profits everywhere to engage with their communities and key audiences.
In early 2012 the John Ellerman Foundation embarked on a strategic review to find out what a model grant-maker looks like in the eyes of applicants and grantees, and compare practices in the grant-making sector. nfpSynergy was commissioned to carry out independent research with charities and their fundraisers.
Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is now so part and parcel of the way most companies operate in the UK. Imagine if, similarly, every charity had a strategic goal to go beyond their core remit and support their community in some further way?
We published a free report to try and make charity benchmarking a little easier. This blog explores some of the main findings of the report, how we put it together, and how our perceptions on the sector changed.