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Donor Retention

Love that Hurts

“This is the meaning of true love, to give until it hurts.” Mother Teresa. Valentine’s Day has again been and gone. Images of romantic love abound: roses, champagne, chocolates, intimate dinners for two. But instead of romantic love, I’ve been reflecting on a different kind of love. A love that is more gritty than pretty.…

Sharpening up for 2021

The year like no other is over. But there is more to come. So, what can your charity or non-profit organisation do to survive – and even thrive – over the weeks and months ahead? As a fundraising consultancy business we are resolving to focus on three areas in 2021. I’m sharing our new year…

Covid Christmas fundraising advice

Covid Christmas fundraising advice

For charities everywhere Christmas is the time for giving and not surprisingly, December is one of the most important months in the fundraising calendar. But this year will be a Christmas like no other. So, in these unprecedented times, where should you focus your Christmas fundraising efforts? Say thank you: With the pandemic still raging,…

The fundraising case for support

6 common mistakes charities make For a small charity, writing a case for support can feel like a daunting task. Where do you start? What’s the process? What do you include? And, faced with competing priorities is it even worth doing? In short, yes. A case for support is an essential tool for effective fundraising.…