The Fundraiser | Practical advice and insight for the charity sector.

The Fundraiser - Practical advice and insight for the charity sector

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Posted in Special Focus, Individual Giving, Major Donor & Philanthropy, General Fundraising, Event Fundraising

How will coronavirus impact fundraising and what can you do to prepare?

Date posted: 19 Mar 2020

A couple of months ago, if you were asked what would have the biggest impact on the fundraising sector in 2020, you would probably have a very different answer. Coronavirus will have a significant impact on sectors across the board and fundraising will certainly not be exempt from that...

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Posted in Case Studies, Ask the Experts, Charity Profile, Individual Giving, Major Donor & Philanthropy, General Fundraising, Campaigns & Appeals

Using organisational agility to meet big challenges and succeed

Date posted: 04 Feb 2020

Sumatran Orangutan Society (SOS) was established in 2001 with the aim of protecting Sumatran orangutan habitat to ensure a long-term future for the species in the wild. In its early days, and in fact until the mid-2010s, SOS was run most of the time as a one-person operation, with a tiny budget and lots of support from dedicated volunteers...

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Posted in Special Focus, Analysis, Trends & Research, Individual Giving, Corporate Fundraising & Partnerships, General Fundraising, Event Fundraising, Campaigns & Appeals, Crowd Funding Technology & Digital

Gaming for good – how charities are finding fundraising success in the gaming industry

Date posted: 11 Dec 2019

In the UK there are around 40 million gamers contributing to an industry that accounts for over half of the UK’s entire entertainment market. This makes gaming more profitable than the video and music industries combined...

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Posted in Case Studies, Ask the Experts, Special Focus, Trends & Research, Individual Giving, Major Donor & Philanthropy, General Fundraising, Small Charity Fundraising Donor Management & Behaviour, Charity Management

Small charity survival: lessons from the field

Date posted: 05 Dec 2019

In recent years, smaller charities have found themselves under increasing financial pressure. While they continue to provide vital services that help make a difference within their area of impact, small to medium-sized charities often focus so much on the delivery of these services, that too few resources are left to...

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Posted in Interviews, Ask the Experts, Opinion, Individual Giving, Major Donor & Philanthropy, General Fundraising Innovation, Donor Management & Behaviour, Communications

Creating a seamless supporter journey - an interview with Joe Jenkins

Date posted: 25 Nov 2019

Joe is Director of Supporter Impact and Income at The Children's Society, leading the Income Generation and Supporter Engagement teams. Ahead of his session at the Future Fundraising conference on 23 March 2020, Joe spoke to us about the importance of creating a seamless supporter journey...

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Posted in How To Guides, Ask the Experts, Trends & Research, Individual Giving, General Fundraising, Direct Marketing, Campaigns & Appeals Social Media & SEO

Four ways to use Facebook to boost your non-profit's fundraising efforts

Date posted: 12 Nov 2019

Since Facebook introduced their charitable giving tools in 2015, people worldwide have raised over $1 billion through Facebook fundraisers and donate buttons, and over 20 million people have either donated to or started a fundraiser on Facebook...

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Posted in How To Guides, Special Focus, Individual Giving, General Fundraising, Direct Marketing, Multichannel Fundraising, Small Charity Fundraising, International Fundraising

10 things to consider in your welcome programme

Date posted: 05 Nov 2019

As fundraisers, we're always looking for the nirvana of low attrition and lifetime supporters. The long-term supporter journey is often talked about, but it's not always obvious how to map out a journey that includes strategic and tactical planning as well as appropriately personalised responses to your valuable newly recruited supporters...

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