CEO, International Fundraising Consultancy (IFC)
John Baguley is the CEO of the International Fundraising Consultancy (IFC) which he founded in 2000.
IFC works to ensure that civil society organisations have the most effective fundraising expertise to fulfil their humanitarian goals. Its clients include the Council of Europe, WHO, UNICEF, Cancer Research and numerous others worldwide. Well known for galvanising Amnesty International and Friends of the Earth in the 80s and 90s. He also worked for Oxfam. ‘Successful Fundraising’, his guide for fundraisers of all disciplines is now also available in Russian. His PhD thesis “The Globalization of NGOs” is published by VDM.
John has established First Fridays, the forums for free fundraising advice alongside IFC’s branches in London, Ottawa, Milan, Amsterdam and Geneva. He also founded Wikifund.info the wiki for fundraisers and has a blog on UK Fundraising and the IFC website. John is a Fellow of the Institute of Fundraising UK and the Co-founder of the Institute of Professional Fundraising Ukraine. In 2013 and 2014 IFC was awarded Best Strategic Fundraising Consultancy by the Institute of Fundraising UK. In 2015 IFC was awarded the Charity Times “Consultancy of the Year Award”.