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
According to James Thomas, attending The Growth Project’s leadership course was one of the best things he could have done to take his nonprofit to the next level. Read more
Kath Hoban, who is National Director of Membership & Fundraising at The Wilderness Society, has been in fundraising for 20 years now and more recently has raised over $100 million for The Wilderness Society. Lise Taylor reports.
Susanne Williamson, Head of Fundraising at Walter + Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, says it is imperative to have all your ducks in a row prior to launching a capital campaign. Lise Taylor reports. Read more
In the first of her series on the Giving Australia 2016 report, Associate Professor Wendy Scaife provides an overview. Read more
Is there a more rewarding and more under-resourced form of fundraising than bequests? Angeline Swan explores the potential of film to inspire gifts in wills by making powerful and lasting connections. 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
Improving donor acquisition and retention rates while running a complex event can be demanding. Here the Heart Foundation teamed up with everydayhero to do just that. Kate Cross reports. Read more
He’s fought for human rights and the environment and ridden mechanical bulls. Now The Children’s Hospital at Westmead’s Head of Fundraising, Mark Stewart, is set to ramp up a major restructure. Lise Taylor reports. 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
Lise Taylor spoke with UCA Funds Management CEO, Michael Walsh, about why it’s worthwhile to invest your funds and how to find the right product mix.
When this grassroots art gallery ran its first-ever capital campaign, its fundraising team acquired some valuable insights to use in the future. Lise Taylor reports. Read more
Lise Taylor chatted with US impact philanthropist Sonia Jones, whose passion to assist underserved children has led her to tackle education and wellness across the US. Read more
We would never accept an unqualified tradesperson, doctor or accountant so why do nonprofit organisations accept unqualified fundraising staff? Adrian Sargeant says it is time to raise standards across the sector. Read more