I am a great fan of Douglas Adams. Better known for writing the Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy, my favourite series of books were about Dirk Gently and his detective agency. Dirk was a ‘holistic detective’ who believed in the interconnectedness of things. In the novels things just happened but all along there was a…
We sometimes forget the added value that fundraising can bring.
I’m excited about stickiness at the moment. I think it will be important if you believe in holistic fundraising – where different parts of your fundraising programme connect. Let me give you some examples. A weekend stall at a summer festival led to one of SolarAid’s largest ever trust donations. How? A former volunteer came by…
At SolarAid we have rolled out the garage our latest creation. It’s called the Speed of Light.
Your donors… really are gold dust as it’s not what they give it’s who they share with…the time of the emotional fundraiser has come.
Its probably the one word we all love to hear and read. Our name.
This is my 25th year as a fundraiser! Over that time there I’ve gathered some working habits that you might find useful. Here are my top 10 tips.
Matched giving can not only double your money it can lift the very money that is doubled! That’s magic.