Author Archives: Rosaline Jenkins

About Rosaline Jenkins

Ros is NCVO's lead in Sustainable Funding, promoting a more sustainable, suitable and strategic approach to generating income of all kinds - donations, grants, contracts and trading. @RosJTweets

So you want to become an NCVO consultant?

We're recruiting for an NCVO Sustainable Funding consultant - so here's the lowdown on what it's like working for NCVO consultancy. Continue reading

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Trustees and Sustainable Funding – friend or foe?

Discusses the issues and risks surrounding trustees and their viewpoints and understanding of sustainable funding. Continue reading

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Crowdfunding Challenge 2012 – The Results!

The organisations taking part in Crowdfunding Challenge had just 60 to raise their target amount, using a method of fundraising that they were completely new to. Continue reading

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This blog should help you write better funding applications; how we chose who would take part in the Crowdfunding Challenge

The Crowdfunding Challenge shortlisting process is explained with tips on how to write better funding applications. Continue reading

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So much fun already – learning from applications to the Crowdfunding Challenge

A look at early applications to the Crowdfunding Challenge reveals some common mistakes. Continue reading

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Managing fundraisers? Take a good look in the mirror

This blog post explains how the Managing Fundraisers publication relates to the principles of Sustainable Funding. Continue reading

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Communicating with donors: getting it right

Tips on how to communicate with donors in light of research that indicates most would stop donating to charity if contacted too much. Continue reading

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Charities might have the right to fundraise how they want, but that doesn’t mean they should do so!

This blog post argues that charities are not free to fundraise however they want because they are bound by a deep rooted moral obligation to society. Continue reading

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Everyone should be a fundraiser, even the Chief Executive

Rosaline Jenkins highlights the pitfalls of boards lacking income generating experience and offers tips on integrating income generation. Continue reading

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