This year’s planning for ‘I Wish I’d Thought Of That’ (IWITOT) event is in full-on mode. And once more we’re giving both a megaphone and a helping hand to the next generation of fundraisers.Tickets are on sale now!Read more
Latest Case Studies:
In 2013, when given the opportunity to be included in this prestigious appeal, SolarAid brought in renowned author Ian McEwan, a passionate supporter of the cause, to deliver the plea and outline the great work SolarAid does. Three years later they were invited back, and again worked with Ian McEwan to not just appeal for more funds but also provide donors with feedback on how their earlier donations had helped transform the lives of African villagers.Read more
When the media storm around fundraising broke last year, Friends of the Earth acted quickly to get in touch with their donors and give them the opportunity to comment frankly and freely on how the organisation was communicating with them.Read more
On the 1st and 2nd September SOFII travelled to Dublin to attend the Ask Direct Summer School, one of this year’s most inspirational world class fundraising seminars. We were treated to thought-provoking, intriguing and engaging sessions by some of the sector’s leading lights. Here we present the first part of our series of reports on the Summer School.
Here are links to 12 fundraising events that raised money in innovative and exciting ways, from huge viral campaigns to small but successful projects that exceeded expectations and transformed people’s lives.Read more
In the second part of our relationship fundraising ignite series, we hear the story of fundraising through the history of charities, learn how to build a relationship with donors by asking three very important questions, and find out how the Terrence Higgins Trust used relationship fundraising to approach the challenges it faced.Read more
Beate Sorum thinks that if Facebook isn’t working for your organisation, she is willing to bet that it is not Facebook’s fault – it’s yours.Read more
After the events of the past year in UK fundraising, relationship fundraising is once again a hot topic.Read more
Rachel Beer asks what are the big things that make the really big differences to your fundraising results?