Posts filed under ‘Nonprofit fundraising’

Charitable Giving UP Down Under!

The good news is Australians are giving more than last year. Philanthropy and fundraising is new(er) in Australia than in the US. Everyone tells me the culture is different. And their right.

Continue Reading May 3, 2016 at 11:00 pm Leave a comment

#AFPFC via Marcy Heim

Marcy Heim, shared her top takeaways from #AFPFC the fundraising conference in Boston.

Continue Reading April 1, 2016 at 6:20 am Leave a comment

#AFPFC Learning #2

Again from afar #afpfc Inspiration, Good Reminders/Advice and Fundraising Tracking Info

Continue Reading March 22, 2016 at 11:55 pm Leave a comment

#AFPFC – Fundraising Convo Boston

I may be in Australia but the social media and live feed allows any fundraiser or interested party to participate an learn from the Association of Fundraising Professionals Annual International Conference. #afpfc

Continue Reading March 21, 2016 at 11:00 pm Leave a comment

#Fundraising via Seth Godin

I loved this post from Seth “What Investors Want”. But I thought it applied to fundraisers as well. See my track changes to his original blog post.

Continue Reading February 9, 2016 at 7:00 am Leave a comment

Gratitude – It’s not about the Money

Donors love and support your mission with passion. THAT is what we want to be grateful for. Our thank you notes, donor communications and end of year best wishes should be about their passion for our work and sharing how our work worked to make a difference.

Continue Reading December 16, 2015 at 2:46 pm 2 comments

Virtual Reality Cultivation and Fundraising

Ok so you gamers are way ahead of me – but this is an amazing opportunity to see shoes delivered, staff and children interacting and the place in which Toms (and your purchase) is making a difference. It is a great way of showing off our nonprofit missions! You and your donors will be there. And you better believe organizations are already using it…..Charity Water leading the way (again).

Continue Reading December 1, 2015 at 10:02 am Leave a comment

10 agreements for a happy and well-functioning team (aka, how to not suck as a coworker) by Vu Le

Our work is very complicated, with so many obstacles, from the instability and unpredictability of funding; to society’s ridiculous expectations. To face all those complexities and do our jobs well, we need to work effectively with each other. So here are 10 fundamental agreements that I recommend we make with one another as we do the challenging work of making the world better.

Continue Reading November 16, 2015 at 11:27 am Leave a comment

Fundraising with Nonprofit Leadership – Four Steps to Managing Up

I learned how to manage up, cajole, inspire, facilitate, encourage and succeed in fundraising with leadership on political campaigns. I know nonprofit leadership (CEO, COO, CFO, Program Directors etc.) are busy with anything but fundraising – compared to a political candidate – Ha!

Continue Reading November 13, 2015 at 9:20 am Leave a comment

Daring to Lead* – A Survey of Nonprofit Executive Leadership

It provides insight from 3,000+ nonprofit CEOs and Executive Directors. They reflect on their work with their board members and fundraising roles, responsibilities and expectations. While the latest survey was 2011, the first was in 2001, over the years I have been following the survey – it is sad that not much has changed.

Continue Reading November 9, 2015 at 9:18 am Leave a comment

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