AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Howard Lake | 5 January 2001 | News 13 total views, 1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Following the US lead? Advertisement About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. UK Fundraising has always included coverage of fundraising developments in the USA and other countries on the grounds of spreading news of best practice or good ideas. However, assumptions that the UK voluntary sectors must automatically follow the lead of the USA non-profit sector are challenged by Margaret Harris at SocietyGuardian. “This is a simplistic analysis which takes no account of fundamental historical and sociological differences between the US and the UK,” says the professor of voluntary sector organisation at Aston Business School.Read Should charities take a lead from the US? at SocietyGuardian.