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09 Jul

How soon does the sorry window close?

On Queer Ideas by Mark Phillips

When a friend or colleague is bereaved, it can be hard to know what to do or say. The struggle to find the right words can even end up in avoidance; all because you don’t want to upset them through saying the wrong thing. The fact is, grieving people need to be allowed [...]

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16 Mar

Why don't all donors care about impact?

On Queer Ideas by Mark Phillips

A new report on donor attitudes has just been published by Ipsos Mori. Undertaken on behalf of New Philanthropy Capital, the survey looks at issues of trust, general levels of satisfaction, thoughts on CEO slaries and the importance of impact. It was this final area that caught my eye. As part of the survey, [...]

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