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.
In Lise Taylor’s monthly charity events rundown, find out what’s been happening in the fundraising sector over the past few months.
Our media morsels section provides you with snippets of the latest fundraising and philanthropy news in the not-for-profit sector.
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
Sue McKinnon shares her giving journey, including the rewards of engaged giving, philanthropy’s critical role in shifting parameters, and why every investment has an impact. Nicole Richards reports.
Easy and accessible philanthropy? Look no further. Maree Sidey is leading Australian Communities Foundation into its next chapter as an agent for positive social change says Nicole Richards. Read more
When the International Fund for Animal Welfare decided to change its bequest program, no-one foresaw just how fruitful the new telefundraising campaign would be, says Naomi Schofield. Read more
The results of the latest McNair Ingenuity Research report are in. Having explored the analysis, Lise Taylor says the news is all about fundraising donor awareness. Read more
Australian Red Cross has one of the largest face-to-face and regular giving programs in the country. Jeremy Bradshaw asked David Armstrong how the charity is approaching retention of these donors.
Mark Sayle explores the evolution happening in people’s letterboxes and offers some tips for improving your own charity’s direct mail response rates.
A self-confessed documentary junkie, Peter Muffett shares seven of his favourite fundraising documentaries, along with his thoughts on how the genre can inspire fundraisers across the sector. Read more
Keen to increase the number of regular donors contributing to your charity? Ezidebit’s online fundraising payment system could be a good place to start. Read more
Offering much more than fundraising campaign solutions and services, everydayhero now offers fundraising campaign project management.
Looking for upcoming fundraising grant opportunities? Here are some funding organisations with approaching deadlines, provided by Strategic Grants. Read more
Youngcare’s 2016 Simpson Desert Challenge is not for the faint-hearted. F&P Editor Lise Taylor spoke with Samantha Kennerley about the why, what and wherefore of organising such a demanding event. Read more
At just five years old, telemarketing lead conversion campaigns are relatively new to the fundraising industry. Anna Walsh shares her top tips for getting a successful one up and running.