Spektrix Conference 2019

Ethics and Fundraising - Controversial?


12:15 - 1:00 PM

In recent years we’ve seen fellow charitable organisations become embroiled in controversy regarding their corporate affiliates. In many cases, the decision to retain or terminate those relationships has fallen to fundraisers. But should an individual fundraiser be responsible for determining the ethical policy of their whole organisation? And with less public subsidy than ever, how does the cultural sector respond to ever-increasing scrutiny around corporate fundraising?

In this session, Michelle Wright - founder and CEO of Cause4 - will offer expert advice on navigating the moral maze of corporate partnerships for organisations of all sizes, and provide a framework for establishing a robust ethical policy that your whole organisation (not just fundraisers) can own.


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