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Before the pandemic, few would have predicted the great resignation. During the recent lockdowns, many Australians (and countless people around the world) spent time reassessing their careers. This led to employees changing jobs en masse. This global trend has come as a bit of a shock to many organisations and companies. (Some suggest it might […]
Every year, Salesforce.org releases its global Nonprofit Trends Report to better understand the role nonprofits have in serving their communities, what’s shifting within the nonprofit space, mental health and wellbeing in the sector, and how technology supports an organisation’s ability to fund and run their missions across departments. This year’s report features survey responses from […]
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Future Generation Global is looking to establish partnerships with prevention-focused organisations with ambitious impact growth strategies.
This article was originally published on 10 October 2018. We all know that building relationships with funders is an essential part of a successful grants program. But if you’re a small nonprofit just starting to seek grants strategically, it can be hard to know where to start with a funder stewardship strategy and where to […]
Australian fundraising and marketing agency, Donor Republic, recently partnered with NextAfter and Salesforce for an online ‘mystery shop’ of 630 charities across the world (including 80 Australian charities). The results form the basis of a unique benchmarking report, The Global Online Fundraising Scorecard, which offers local not-for-profits the opportunity to measure their online fundraising efforts […]
A worldwide survey polled over 8,200 people in nonprofit marketing roles. Get your free copy of the report to discover how your organisation compares.
Learn about personas and how you can use them to connect with your highest-impact supporters through personalised engagement strategies.
After helping nearly 10,000 causes raise almost £7million a year across the UK, Aussie Charity Lottery experts Jumbo Interactive are bringing One Lottery to Australia. Their goal? To help charities of all sizes use prize-led fundraising to keep their revenue stream flowing.
When Fahim* was born to a rickshaw puller and his wife in Bhola, Bangladesh, the family was overjoyed. However, as the new baby settled with his mother, they realised there was something unusual about his feet. Both were turned inward at a 90-degree angle. Fahim had bilateral clubfoot. In Bangladesh, up to 5,000 children are born with the congenital condition […]
The shift from face-to-face to digital fundraising is continuing to gain momentum, as over 15 million Australians are thrown into rolling pandemic-induced lockdowns.
Join iRaiser for a week of free webinars on digital fundraising including four sessions hosted in Australia and New Zealand.
In order to better understand the current state of online fundraising across the globe and learn how donors interact with nonprofits online, NextAfter Institute, in partnership with Salesforce.org and Donor Republic, conducted a global mystery shopping exercise that sheds light on the online giving and email subscriber experience at more than 630 nonprofits in nine […]
How going local proved to be a winner for Inspired Adventures and raised nearly $40 million for partner organisations.
When considering a corporate partnerships strategy it’s important to ask these three questions, advises Hailey Cavill-Jaspers.
Imagine if every post you ever made on Facebook or Twitter could be monetised into micro-donations for a cause you care deeply about. Imagine, instead of toxic trolls and constant conflict, there was a social network that focused on what good we could do for the world, instead of what bad is currently happening to […]
Fundraising in 2030. Looking so far ahead may feel daunting. After all, in 2020, very few of us were able to look beyond even the next few weeks, let alone months or years. It’s fair to say 2020 turned the fundraising world upside down, forcing all of us to rethink. One thing we can all […]
Is there a new fundraising initiative you’d like to launch? Here’s the secret for getting the resources you need.
In an FIA webinar, Marlin Communications outlined how the new iOS 14 update could impact your fundraising campaigns – and what you can do to mitigate the effect.
“Since beginning our partnership in October 2018, Fansdonate has generated over 2,500 regular givers for Bush Heritage.”
In the middle of a pandemic, A21 increased its reach by pivoting an annual event into a global summit. Here’s how they pulled it off.
Australian consulting firm Barhead Solutions has announced that it is an official launch partner for Microsoft’s Fundraising and Engagement for Dynamics 365 Sales.
The peak body for professional fundraising will take its annual conference mostly virtual for the first time in its 44-year history.
Want to build a more effective regular giving program? If so, this case study is for you.
Stephan Duncan explains how not-for-profits can use dimensional accounting to engage donors and provide more insightful financial analysis
David Pettigrew and Mythili Baker explain how timely, accurate data insights can improve the ROI of your regular giving program using the new analytics ‘GivingInsight’.
Andrew Sabatino explains how personalised digital experiences are making donors feel special, as Donor Republic launch a new platform called ‘Your Journey’.
Selling merchandise to your supporters is a great way to raise funds in these tough times. Here’s a simple way to set up your online store.
Digital transformation is sweeping through Australian organisations, driving efficiencies, speeding up processes, cutting costs and helping them focus on what they do best.
Get a financial edge with the complete cloud fund accounting software solution designed specifically for nonprofits and government entities.
Accounting systems are not something you change often. However, as your not-for-profit organisation grows in size and complexity, you reach a point where manual, time-consuming processes drain your productivity. If you are like many not-for-profit organisations, you have limited IT resources, extensive manual processes for accounting tasks, and a myriad of reporting and compliance requirements […]
Implementing a secure, cost-effective technology solution for back-of-house admin tasks and donor processing is the key to your staff working from home productively.
There is good news when it comes to phone fundraising. Founder and CEO of GiveTel, Martyn Hartley, shares his insight.
F&P believes in the power of partnership. To help you upskill in corporate partnerships, we’ve teamed up with BePartnerReady.com™ to offer a scholarship.
The Smith Family has boosted donations and improved donor engagement while saving 1,600 hours in staff time each year. Here’s how they did it.
Charities and nonprofits face many unique financial challenges. Yet the right data tools can give your organisation the same efficiencies as traditional businesses.
A new report will help nonprofits become more performance-driven by improving monitoring and evaluation – key steps in demonstrating impact.
Good causes sometimes talk about being in competition for support. Yet there is much evidence for an increasing spirit of collaboration as we recognise that we are all in this together. Derek Humphries reflects on Australian fundraisers’ spirit of sharing.
Fundraisers work with sensitive issues in fast-moving environments with limited resources and very high expectations. Taking time out to think about who we are and the work we want to do is an important part of developing resilience.
Dataro and Greenpeace Australia Pacific reveal how they are using machine learning to improve donor engagement and fundraising performance.
Using out of the box solutions from PFS, Australia’s leading charities are achieving significant cost savings across all their fundraising, marketing and online order channels.
A colleague recently shared a slide presentation with me – it was of a study that suggested the measurement of non-financial transactions was being underutilised by not-forprofit organisations. I wholeheartedly agreed. But, one of the questions and the responses stood out to me. The question was: “What kind of non-financial activity about donors and supporters […]
Shanelle Newton Clapham is well known for her innovative approach to delivering fundraising results. Shanelle and her team create digital campaigns focused on generating leads and acquiring donors, as well as designing bespoke onboarding programs and donor journeys for charities all over the world. In 2016, Shanelle was looking for a cloudbased platform that could […]
The fundraising landscape is changing, with fewer Australians giving to charity each year. According to Philanthropy Australia, the number of Australians giving to charity has been declining since 2011. Roy Morgan reports that as of March 2018, 61% of Australians aged 14 and over reported giving to charity at least once during the past 12 […]
Since the inception of capital campaigns more than a century ago, much has changed in the world around us. One of the most significant changes is that today more than ever before, we are able to access information and knowledge. More often than not, literally at our fingertips and instantly. The changes we are witnessing […]
At DigiRaise, Pareto Fundraising’s Digital Strategy Director, James Herlihy, will share the nuts and bolts of how to create, execute, monitor and adapt successful online lead generation campaigns.
Deanne Weir and the SCF will reveal their insights into effective place-based philanthropy at the 2019 Generosity Forum.
With the 29 March deadline fast approaching, time is running out to get tech-savvy orgs and individuals the recognition they deserve.
A newly-added session for EventRaise will reveal the strategy Variety used to give its high-flying event a major 20th anniversary boost.
We all prepare carefully for our ‘ask’ conversations, but meaningful conversations happen every day. Learn how to make all your conversations deepen your relationships.
In 2019, one of the trends that will shape the future of the nonprofit industry will be a move towards more unified marketing practices. Many nonprofits have shifted to datafocused marketing strategies, with tailored communications personalised to each individual supporter. This is great because it’s building better supporter engagement across the industry. This has, however, […]
Ahead of EventRaise 2019, Donor Republic Senior Account Manager Richelle King reveals how the iconic MS Readathon boosted its fundraising revenue by 275% to $410,000, while also achieving 320% growth in donor registrations.
“Your time is now!”: the 2019 FIA Conference focuses on the good work of fundraisers and features international guests Adrian Sargeant, Alan Clayton and Bisi Alimi.
Digital transformation is a significant challenge facing nonprofits. The Connecting Up ‘Transform’ Conference is dedicated to showing the sector how to achieve it.
Ahead of the upcoming Extraordinary Donor Journey Summit in Australia and New Zealand, Bernard Ross shares an example of how behavioural research can help boost your fundraising efforts.
Ahead of the upcoming Extraordinary Donor Journey summit series, leading global fundraising expert Simone Joyaux shares a personal story revealing how you can leverage neuroscience to improve your donor engagement.
Join Third Sector Live, Australia’s largest gathering of NFPs, on 24th and 25th September in Sydney and walk away informed, inspired and equipped to tackle the challenges ahead.
Bernard Ross, Guy Mallabone, Simone Joyaux and Stephen Pidgeon will present workshops in Auckland, Melbourne, Brisbane and Sydney as part of the Extraordinary Donor Journey summit series.
As Australia’s oldest and largest community foundation, Lord Mayor’s Charitable Foundation has been supporting the health and wellbeing of Melbourne for 95 years.
Ruth MacKay reveals how a virtual fundraising model is changing the game for not-for-profit organisations – and helping to alleviate donor fatigue.
Connecting with your nonprofit’s donors can be easily enhanced by utilising these seven straightforward tips explains Dr Steve Francis.
According to Anna Walsh, successful fundraising campaigns are all in the storytelling, especially when it’s integrated.
Stacey Astley-Clark explores how technology is innovating the peer-to-peer fundraising supporter journey.
Charities can save themselves a lot of money and improve their marketing by making sure their data is up to date and accurate, says Glenn Harrison.
Nominate an arts champion today! Creative Partnerships Australia is calling for people in the arts, business and philanthropy sectors to nominate leaders who champion the arts for the 2017 Creative Partnerships Awards.
Mark Sayle explores the evolution happening in people’s letterboxes and offers some tips for improving your own charity’s direct mail response rates.
If your organisation is struggling with effective management of data query issues, read on for Glenn Harrison’s helpful tips – because it matters.
Australia is built upon a proud tradition of ‘give a mate a hand’. The recent State of Volunteering in Australia report, however, suggests this may no longer be the case. Charles Alder looks at what you can do about your fundraising volunteers.
Mark Sayle explores the evolution happening in people’s letterboxes and offers some tips for improving your own charity’s fundraising mailouts.
If your organisation is struggling with effective management of data query issues, read on for Glenn Harrison’s helpful tips – because it matters.
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.
Are your charity’s fundraising results challenged by increased competition and donor expectations? Anil Nair explains how Propensity Modelling can help, by enabling you to target donor communications much more than you can with traditional static segmentation.
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.
You might be surprised to learn what recent analysis has shown about the behaviour of supporters from the 95 charity members of one large Australasian data co-operative, John Crewe reveals.
Rick Fitzgerald takes a look at donor retention. It’s not as sassy or sexy as its cousin, donor acquisition, but it’s definitely worth buying a drink or inviting to sit at your table.
Ben Coverdale gives his take on the idea that younger people do not make good donors.
Social media isn’t simply a distraction in idle hours. It’s a medium – some might say the medium – through which people engage and consume information. And it’s how Australia’s leading charities are connecting with donors.
What if you were gifted $10,000 every month to spend with Google? All you have to do is…
Software provider Advanced Solutions International will present a live webcast in June that will show small-staff fundraising organisations how to leverage the iMIS 20 Engagement Management System.
In the first six months since its release on acnc.gov.au, over 15,000 charities have logged on and completed or commenced the 2013 Annual Information Statement.
When the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) was established in December 2012, it marked the first time that information on all 56,000 charities that had previously been endorsed by the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) was made available on a single, searchable, online database.
In 2013, registered charities in Australia will need to complete an Annual Information Statement (AIS) for the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC). For many charities this will be the first time that they have needed to prepare such reports.
In every community, there’s someone striving to do something positive for their neighbourhood. Bank of Melbourne Neighbourhood Fund wants to help them succeed with its upcoming grant round.
Anything less than software which manages your constituent data and relevant web content together in one solution could put your organisation’s future success at risk, argues Paul Ramsbottom.
Nigel Hokin outlines seven web capabilities which can dramatically improve engagement and fundraising outcomes for nonprofits of all sizes.
Amid increasing demand for transparency and accountability, charities and nonprofits are seeking new ways to both produce and to demonstrate successful outcomes. Heightened expectations and scrutiny can come from many sources. This includes ever more-engaged funders, who are looking for financial management techniques and principles employed by for-profit businesses. Outcome metrics can not only show […]