Fundraising growth

Have you prepared the ground? Are you enjoying donations from your supporters? … with Spring, approaching, SolarAid’s fundraising programme looks set to have grown by 100% in one year, and it’s ‘fundraising garden’ is well prepared to explode …

Get talking

Last night I learned something. I did an evening talk to my peers – a room full of fundraisers from a wide range of causes. Major donor fundraisers at that. With a day to go that feeling of ‘why oh why did I agree to do a talk?‘ crept in. Those doubts of whether what…

Why it pays to go private

Those of you who have looked into the dark art of launching a major fundraising campaign may have come across this concept of having a “private” phase and a “public” phase. The perceived wisdom is you don’t launch and go “public’ until you have raised sufficient funds in the private phase. The private phase is…