How to: put fundraising on your Government's agenda for the right reasons
Published: Wednesday, 07 June 2017 09:38
With the General Election taking place in the UK this week, the Institute of Fundraising is encouraging charities to engage with their local parliamentary candidates and speaking up for fundraising. In our latest 'How to' feature, the IoF's Mike Smith gives his top tips on how charities across Europe can best get their voices heard by their own MPs and governments.
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