The Act for Peace Ration Challenge pulled in $2.1 million in 2016 – and won Most Innovative Fundraising Project, Donor Acquisition Over $5 Million and Special Events Over $5 Million! Read more
Jo Garner FFIA, CFRE and Director at Strategic Grants – plus the winner of the Arthur Venn Fundraiser of the Year award – has well and truly contributed to the sector in her 22 years of service. Read more
With excellent fundraising results, strong leadership skills and commitment, Charlotte Sangster is set for a successful career – and she won the Young Fundraiser of the Year award! Read more
By taking an alternative approach with its donor renewal campaign, Children’s Cancer Institute achieved 238% of its net income target – and won the FIA’s Donor Renewal Over $5 Million award in 2017! Lise Taylor reports. Read more
From an initial target of ‘only’ $400 million, the success of The University of Melbourne Believe campaign now means its sights are set on raising an incredible $1 billion by 2021! Plus it won Most Outstanding Fundraising Project and Capital Campaigns Over $5 Million awards. Read more
Lise Taylor reveals the organisations and individuals honoured at the 2017 Fundraising Institute Awards. Read more
Good branding and business identity are essential to any organisation. Here’s how these three nonprofits approach it. Anthea Iva, The Director of Redstone Marketing, asks three fundraisers for their perspectives. Read more
Have you ever been in a situation where you did everything ‘by the book’ and things did not go as expected? In fact, they went the exact opposite of expected? Alice Ferris discusses why sometimes you have to break the fundraising rules. Read more
In introducing its Charity Tick, the ACNC aims to offer the public a sense of confidence in the authenticity and trustworthiness of nonprofits explains Susan Pascoe. Read more
Boards need to nurture not only fundraising but the members of their fundraising team explains Adrian Sargeant – for the benefit of all. Read more
Forget well-intended philanthropy. Abby Clemence says nonprofits must undertake corporate partnerships that comprise best practice or nothing. Read more
From reclaiming land from the sea to how they play football, Derek Humphries has witnessed how the Dutch create space out of nothing. So now might be the time to use their approach to create ‘total fundraising’. Read more
Lawrence Jackson urges charities to take a closer look at the donor ecosystem. By not attending to what donors and the community really want is the fundraising sector at risk of losing their trust? Read more
If your organisation is struggling with effective management of data query issues, read on for Glenn Harrison’s helpful tips – because it matters. Read more
The most successful fundraisers are strategic about donor engagement as they know that more donations come from engaged prospects says Dr Steve Francis. It’s critical to measure donor engagement to continually improve your campaigns. Read more
Using suppliers can achieve more for your charity than simply reducing your operating costs, especially if you consciously develop these key relationships, Roger Kidd explains.
If you’ve got a great fundraising idea, protect it! Charles Alder explores how to safeguard your valuable fundraising and marketing IP. Read more
Inspiring people to respond to your DRTV appeal is just the start of ensuring a successful campaign, as Lauren Trembath explains.
Paul Tavatgis explains how Australia’s not-for-profit sector is building public trust by self-regulating the channel that by its nature attracts scrutiny of charity standards.
How can you get the most from your audience at modern fundraising events? Jasmine Britcher discusses the tools being used to rally support for live events in the nonprofit sector. Read more