RiF Handbook announces three new Domain Learning Partners

The new volunteer-led prospect research knowledge & skills resource, the Researchers in Fundraising: Best Practice Guide and Handbook for Prospect Research, otherwise known as the RiF Handbook, has announced three new Learning Partners, Xapien, TPP and Factary. Each have committed to a three-year partnership with Researchers in Fundraising (RiF) and will work closely with RiF … Read more

Innovative Approaches to Prospect Research

This chapter of the Handbook is a little bit different, this is an anthology chapter housing case studies on innovation in prospect research. Here you’ll find real-life stories of those who have made a change for the better in their practice, however big or small. We want to showcase and celebrate those who have found … Read more

Strategic International Prospecting Chapter Now Available

From Wednesday 4th May 2022 the new Handbook chapter, Strategic International Prospecting, will be available to all Handbook purchasers.  Simply log in to your Handbook account to view this content which covers: Exploring and understanding differences in the availability of information. Identifying and valuing wealth indicators from around the world. International laws, regulations and philanthropic models … Read more

Handbook Partnership Announcement – TPP

TPP have become the new Careers Domain Partner for the RiF Handbook We are delighted to announce that TPP, the specialist non-profit and public sector recruitment consultancy firm, have become the latest Partner of the RiF Handbook. Since 1996, TPP have been providing dedicated recruitment support for institutions ranging from charitable and educational organisations to … Read more

Handbook Partnership Announcement – Factary

Welcome to Factary, the new Ethics Domain Learning Partner for the RiF Handbook We are delighted to announce that leading independent research agency and consultancy to the non-profit sector, Factary, have become the latest Partner of the RiF Handbook. Factary has been at the forefront of database screening, profiling, publications and prospect research for over … Read more

Handbook Partnership Announcement – Xapien

Meet Xapien, the new Data Skills & Technical Skills Domain Partner for the RiF Handbook We are delighted to announce our first learning partner of the RiF Handbook, Xapien.  Xapien is a simple-to-use online platform that delivers concise and comprehensive background reports on any individual or organisation, in minutes. Using AI and Natural Language Processing … Read more

Find out more about the Handbook’s history

The Handbook was lucky enough to be recently featured on Helen Brown’s blog. The article explores the origins of the Handbook along with how it has developed from a good idea to a purchasable product. Read the full article to find out more…

Sector Insight – new chapter now available for free!

We thought you’d like to know what we’ve added a little bit of new content as we’ve published the free chapter ‘ Sector Insight’ This chapter analyses the responses to RiF’s 2020 prospect researcher survey and compares these to the results of our previous survey in 2014. Almost 90 respondents took part in the 2020 … Read more

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