Norma Cameron

Confessions of an unethical nine-year-old fundraiser

by Norma Cameron

One of the golden rules of successful fundraising is that before asking others to give, you should first donate yourself. Norma Cameron shows how the memory of one major gift you gave will give you comfort and confidence to be a better fundraiser. Here she tells the rather scary tale of her fundraising epiphany, inspired by something as simple as a collecting box.

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Creating a supportive workplace for fundraisers

by Norma Cameron

You’ve heard of the donor bill of rights; hopefully you have one pinned above your desk. Now, if you click here you’ll find a bill with a difference just for you: a bill of rights for fundraisers. If you’d like to add anything, please let us know.

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Hilda’s suitcase: when’s the right time to discuss leaving a legacy?

A suitcase

by Norma Cameron

You’ll love this charming and personal story from Norma Cameron in Canada, who learned an important lesson about gift planning from her mum.

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About the author

Norma Cameron, CFRE, has over 25-years experience in fundraising, communications and consulting with nonprofit organisations in the education, arts, social service and healthcare sector in Canada. She is a faculty member for the Canadian Association of Gift Planners and sits as a volunteer on the CAGP national educational committee, the editorial committee for the Gift Planning in CanadaJournal and the CFRE advisory council.

As an engaging keynote speaker, facilitator and professional storyteller she has presented at conferences, concerts and festivals across Canada and in the UK and USA.

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