What’s been making news in the sector? Find out about all the activity, moves and news within fundraising and philanthropy. F&P Editor Lise Taylor reports. Read more
Our media morsels section provides you with snippets of the latest fundraising and philanthropy news in the not-for-profit sector.
Adrian Sargeant warns that if nonprofits don’t start putting in place a ‘proper’ plan for asking for gifts in wills, they may well miss out on bequests from an entire generation of baby boomers. Read more
Aside from a few technical compliance issues, the Public Fundraising Regulatory Association’s Paul Tavatgis says face-to-face fundraising is generally being operated to a high standard. Read more
Events junkie Martin Paul crunches the data and divulges that fundraising events need not be a poor second cousin to your direct marketing portfolio. They do, in reality, have a worthwhile part to play. Read more
At just five years old, telemarketing lead conversion campaigns are relatively new to the fundraising sector. Anna Walsh shares her top tips for getting a successful one up and running. Read more
Lise Taylor spoke with Shannon Fleming, Head of Fundraising at ActionAid Australia, about creativity, campaigns – and crooner Lionel Richie! Read more
Looking for upcoming fundraising grant opportunities? Here are some funding organisations with approaching deadlines, provided by Strategic Grants. Read more
Lil Barac-Macey explains why being aware of the shared value business model is the first step towards embracing a new way of working. Read more
Facebook optimisation is far more complex than most of us realise. Laurel Papworth explains how to ensure your Facebook status updates are worth the effort. Read more
With technological advances arriving thick and fast and the subsequent evolution of user behaviour – think mobile ‘wallets’ and the Internet of Things – Dr Steve Francis explains fundraisers need to be more digitally savvy than ever before.
Increasingly, a key goal of many charities is to strengthen donors’ commitment so they give more frequently and, ideally, make larger donations. Anthea Iva asks fundraisers what they are doing to make this happen.
Delving into the complex realm of telefundraising, Lise Taylor discovered the dos and don’ts of this area from a couple of experts in the field. Read more
In Lise Taylor’s monthly charity events rundown, find out what’s been happening in the fundraising sector over the past few months.
When Lise Taylor caught up with Sally Shepherd, she discovered how Vision Australia’s Lucky Puppy lottery merger has managed to garner great fundraising results.
Jo Garner examines the effects of the dynamic nature of the nonprofit sector on your grant-seeking strategy for trusts and foundations. Read more
Shanelle Newton Clapham offers her advice on the ways in which organisations can encourage donors to improve their website donation page conversion rate.