Tom Duggan says in-house face-to-face teams, although presenting their own set of challenges, will play a much greater role in the future of fundraising. Read more
Using face-to-face, Life Education Queensland grew its regular givers from zero to 9,000 in only two years. Its CEO, Michael Fawsitt, explains how. Read more
Face-to-face fundraising has been successful for decades despite an eternally bad media rap – but has it survived the challenges of 2016? Anthea Iva reflects on the method. Read more
Accurate budgeting and forecasting is becoming a must-do for nonprofits, especially as their individual giving programs grow, say Clarke Vincent and Andy Tidy. Read more
The only way to retain newly acquired regular donors is to continually engage with them says Alex Cross from Guide Dogs Victoria. Read more
Establishing a regular giving program is a big challenge for any charity. F&P asked Fiona McPhee how she recommends getting donors over the line and keeping them on board for the long term. 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
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.
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.
Royal Life Saving Society WA has designed a donor/raffle-player club that’s now providing vital monthly income and in March won a Fundraising Institute Australia award. Liz Henderson delves into the story of how this clever data-driven program came to be. Read more
Jonathon Grapsas reveals recent developments – and what is around the corner – in the rapidly evolving space of regular giving acquisition online. Read more
Getting a regular giving program off the ground was the heart of a five-year plan to revitalise fundraising at New Zealand’s Life Flight Trust emergency air service, explain Gareth Davies and Candy Schroder. Read more
Digital is a hot-button for the sector, yet so heavy is the focus on raising more funds, few have utilised it well for retention purposes. Jonathon Grapsas and Marcus Blease reveal how a digital communication strategy is helping Cerebral Palsy Alliance retain more face-to-face recruits.
Fundraisers need to grow their databases, but should you invest in regular giving or one-off donations? Sean Triner shares some data which shows why you need to do both.
Last year was the biggest in Australian individual giving history, according to Pareto Fundraising’s latest benchmarking project. Greg Johnson looks at the role regular giving has played in the growth.
Greenpeace turned to weekly and fortnightly regular giving products after its acquisition deteriorated in 2008. Darryl Whatmough explains how the offerings’ early success saw the program’s rejection rates rise dramatically.
OneDonation promises to be a one-stop-shop for online regular giving. Greg Johnson reveals how nonprofits can join this new platform.
House with No Steps has successfully encouraged many of its art union and raffle supporters to become regular givers. Natasha Duncan explains how its telephone program has raised over $100,000 extra from these supporters in just year 1.
Regular giving rejection rates are edging upwards, but nonprofits aren’t doing enough to understand and address the issue. David Pettigrew explains what the problems are and appeals for CEOs to act to reduce the issue.
Trent Osborn tells how CareFlight NSW leveraged its database to convert ‘bear buyers’ to regular givers. Read more