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SOFII presents: World-Changers at Work

Yes, you can make a difference

Welcome to SOFII’s WoW! project, the world-changers at work. We like to think fundraising is about making a difference in the world, but is that always the case for every fundraiser? How do we empower people working in fundraising to transcend the idea of just ‘doing the job’ and inspire them to flourish, to really make a difference where it will matter most? Is it even desirable, or should fundraising just be about who can raise the most money? Are there lessons we can learn from the corporate sector?

The WoW! project will explore these questions and more, bringing you the voices of experts from both the voluntary sector and beyond but also from individual fundraisers and people starting out in the sector who feel they want to make the world a better place from their workplace. We’ll look at examples of companies and charities who do things differently, and offer our readers a chance to share their own experiences as well. How are you going to change the world?


Corporate clues: how corporate volunteering programmes benefit everyone

by Andrew Troup

Andrew Troup shares his views on how a corporate volunteering programme can benefit everyone within an organisation. Could this work for your charity?

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Corporate clues: four ways your charity can help you engage with fundraising technology

by Maria Carolina Simon

Maria Carolina Simon explores four ways companies can engage their employees by using new and exciting fundraising technology.

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Meet the world-changers - the millennials: an interview with Derrick Feldmann

by Joe Burnett

Thanks to Rachel Hutchisson of Blackbaud, we were lucky to be able to talk to Derrick Feldmann, founder of the Achieve agency and researcher on the Millennial Impact Project, about millennial engagement through work, and the broader corporate engagement sector in the USA.

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