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SOFII launches gender equality campaign

Join our campaign to address fundraising’s gender imbalance.

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A few top tips and how-to lists just for you

Practical, easy to apply fundraising know-how.

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Latest Case Studies:

Inspire 2018: St Michael’s Foundation 2015/16 annual report

This story of great relationship fundraising will inspire you to use your annual report to celebrate donors, beneficiaries and volunteers alike and show your donors the positive impacts their gifts are making. And encourage further donations.

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Meet Nana Murphy: lessons in donor care from Merchants Quay Ireland

A truly inspirational case study celebrating the incredible work of Merchants Quay Ireland’s fantastic fundraising team who transformed the fortunes of this small charity, multiplying its revenue more than tenfold, providing essential assistance to the homeless of Ireland along the way.

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How Alzheimer’s Society transformed it’s online giving experience

Getting a donor’s online experience right is crucial for modern day charities. Find out how Alzheimer’s Society UK did just that and reaped massive rewards.

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Latest Articles:

It’s time to de-normalise the gender pay gap, and take action to close it

Our important series on gender equality in fundraising returns with the thoughts of Niamh Ferris, a fundraiser from Dublin, who outlines just how wide the pay gap between women and men is in both the UK and Ireland and asks the question: will you commit to ending this gap?

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The wisdom of Roger Craver part two

‘It’s always a fantastic time to be alive – it beats the alternative!’ The second part of our interview with the legendary Roger Craver continues, exploring technology, fundraising techniques and Britain’s own Trumpism.

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How thank-you letters can help you achieve your major giving potential

Ikhlaq Hussain shares his expert advice on how to write considerate, effective thank-you letters for major donors that are more likely to lead to further donations. 

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Still in the battle: an interview with Roger Craver

Part 1 of an interview with Roger Craver. An activist for over fifty years, he has been involved in the US civil rights movement helping to establish Common Cause, the National Organisation for Women, the Environmental Defense Fund and Greenpeace. 

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The Help Hollie campaign: how relationship fundraising works in theory and in practice at Anthony Nolan.

Last week, we brought you the story of Hollie, whose bravery in the face of illness was a true inspiration. Author John Logan this week explores how relationship fundraising and emotion formed core aspects of the Help Hollie campaign.

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How getting diversity and inclusion right will help us change the world

Vanessa Chase Lockshin outlines how the fundraising sector is good at asking about diversity but rarely progresses beyond it to equity and inclusion. Her suggestions are bound to get you thinking.

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