Jess Winchester’s article in Newz Viewz June edition asks excellent questions about Fundraising ethics. Jess highlights what is happening in the UK where the Government is imposing restrictive regulations on charities and suggests “this is the perfect time to discuss a...

Picture this. An elderly woman – let’s call her Betty - receives an appeal letter from your charity. She reads it and your powerful story brings her to tears. It is Christmas and she’s had a lot of mail, although not so much from family and friends as she would like. S...

June 15, 2017

In the second part of his blog, Tom Brady says the failure of fundraising ethics is that not that our ethical theories are broken, but that we have forgotten to use them.

In the first part of this blog, I argued why I thought Rogare’s new theory of fundraising ethics is...

May 15, 2017

Rogare’s new theory of professional ethics is predicated on inadequate moral guidance from normative ethics. But if, as Tom Brady argues, fundraisers don’t work in an ethical vacuum, then the whole theory is irrelevant.

Last September, Rogare published a “new normative...

August 9, 2016

In the 1980’s, Wendy’s elderly champions tore around the neighbourhood wailing, ‘Where’s the beef?’.  

Looking like prime candidates for every donor list, the plaintive cry from these grey-haired, gentle-ladies has become a catchphrase in the search for s...

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