Coronavirus: IDPE support
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Research and regulation
Fundraising Regulator and Chartered Institute of Fundraising's new guidance to support fundraising during coronavirus
This article discusses the new guidance published by the Fundraising Regulator and Chartered Institute of Fundraising to support organisations returning to fundraising activities as COVID-19 restrictions are eased across the UK. Read now.
IDPE summary of Fundraising Regulator and Chartered Institute of Fundraising guidance on coronavirus
A summary of the guidance published by the Fundraising Regulator and Chartered Institute of Fundraising on the over-arching principles which should be applied to fundraising methods as COVID-19 restrictions are eased across the UK. Read now.
HMRC Gift Aid rules changes in response to the COVID-19 pandemic
A summary of Gift Aid rules relaxed by HMRC in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Read now.
CAF UK Giving Report 2020 summary
IDPE's summary of the CAF special UK Giving Report setting out the impact that the pandemic has had so far on people’s giving behaviours, and the outlook for the coming months. Read now.
How to re-ignite/start a capital campaign, post-pandemic
This webinar will give you the confidence to take on the challenge of a capital campaign as we emerge from the coronavirus pandemic and look forward to a brighter future.
Embracing the virtual world: how to adapt your fundraising
This forum presentation explores the power of virtual fundraising to schools and how to get your alumni community to embrace the new virtual world.
How can schools protect their fundraising income through the COVID-19 pandemic
This IDPE and ISBA webinar looks at potential opportunities for income generation post-pandemic.
How resilient is your fundraising strategy to coronavirus?
Juliet Corbett, Strategy Consultant, Juliet Corbett Consulting, explores how your fundraising strategy could benefit from four ideas from the fields of marketing, organisational change, strategy and innovation.
Fundraising during turbulent times: how to continue engaging your community with virtual fundraising events
IDPE Joint CEOs Jo Beckett and Louise Bennett talk to development directors about how their schools have responded to the coronavirus pandemic, what activities they have been doing to fundraise or engage with their school community, and how they have evolved their development strategy.
Patrick Mulvihill, Development Director, Uppingham SchoolListen now
Lorna Stoddart, Director of Development, Winchester CollegeListen now
Adrian Ballard, Head of Foundation, Sherborne SchoolListen now
Tara George, Development and Alumni Relations Director, St Benedict's SchoolListen now
Jo Ballantine, Director of Development, The Royal Latin SchoolListen now
Simon Lerwill, Foundation Director, Marlborough CollegeListen now
Susie Baker, Director of the Waynflete Office, Magdalen College SchoolListen now
IDPE thought pieces
Doing less to achieve more! How to work sustainably in challenging times
Jo Beckett reflects on proactive approaches to balancing work, including things you can do to work in a more sustainable way.
The future depends on what you do today
Jo Beckett reflects on the five things you need to know to prepare to embrace whatever the future may hold.
How to cope with furloughing and being furloughed
Louise Bennett explores the impact of the government’s new Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme on development.
The power of positivity, information and creativity
Jo Beckett shares three practical insights we have taken away from the last week which we hope you will find reassuring.
We are all in this together
Louise Bennett explores the need to take a step back, manage expectations, and most important of all, to stay positive. Read more...
Living in lockdown
Jo Beckett explores how self-awareness is important for continued resilience during the coronavirus pandemic, and practical steps to boost your mood.
Learning in lockdown
Louise Bennett reflects on why it's more important than ever to take a step back and prioritise your professional development.