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 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 How To Guides, Ask the Experts, Special Focus, Analysis Data Management, Communications

Supporter data hygiene: 6 tips to ensure your database stays in good shape

Date posted: 21 Nov 2019

There is nothing worse that finding out a charity communication has caused distress. We have all heard horror stories of mailings mistakenly sent out to a recently deceased file, or phone calls made to vulnerable people, but a more common issue is when a communication is sent to a previous occupier's old address and so never reaches its...

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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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