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 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 Ask the Experts, Opinion, Trends & Research, Major Donor & Philanthropy, General Fundraising Volunteers, Donor Management & Behaviour

You don’t divide your friends, so why divide your supporters?

Date posted: 03 Sep 2019

Donors have started a revolution. Since 2016, they have changed the way they give, the charities they support and the information they need. At the same time, legacy prospect profiles have changed extensively in recent decades – there is now no such person as a “typical legator”.

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