How You Can Get More Money Through Direct Mail: Interview with Jules Brown of “Dear Joan”

Wild Woman Fundraising

Image Creative Commons "Money" by Stuart Dootson). His blog, Dear Joan , is dedicated to helping smaller nonprofits write truly donor focused appeals that get better results and raise more money for your cause. I’m so excited to share this interview with you!

#INTERVIEW: Sean Triner, Co-Founder and Chief Evangelist of Pareto Fundraising

Non Profit Marketing 360

with all respect to those lovely people who are giving up their money ? You can’t just rely on sending out packages and getting the money in. After that come things like the type of charity: a young offenders charity is going to be tougher to raise money for than kids with cancer. Interestingly, in Southeast Asia 90% of individual fundraising growth comes from monthly giving. That’s the single biggest driver of growth in Asia, Australia and Europe.

Want Better Payoffs From Your Donor Communication? Start Customizing It

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

She is passionate about helping nonprofits raise money and increase community awareness. Somya has over 12 years of experience in strategy, marketing, nonprofit management and engineering across America, Europe and Asia. Somya Qureshi.

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#SocialNetworks: Facebook Faces Backlash As Public Offering Nears

Non Profit Marketing 360

Certainly the driving force of both Facebook’s tangled outreach – outreach that defaults to sharing most everything with most everybody – is money: Facebook’s advertisements are at the forefront of its revenue intake.

Reverse sexism in fundraising is not a thing, sorry

Wild Woman Fundraising

And I’d convince the leaders of Africa, Asia, the Middle East, Central and South America to invade and colonise Europe, right? Otherwise we are wasting our donors money and our own time, and not serving as many people as we could.

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From The Wall Street Journal: "Bill Gates: My Plan To Fix the World's Biggest Problems"

Seeking Grant Money Today

The Gates Foundation has been criticized in recent years for both their overseas seed distribution to impoverished farmers programs (in both parts of Africa and southeast Asia) and also in their education programs, here at home, in the United States (and by this blog's author on both fronts), to name two. The first attempt to "monetize" food production took place a generation ago in Southeast Asia and India.

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'Three Cups of Tea' Author and Nonprofit Founder Determined To Have Mismanaged Org After Year Long Investigation

Seeking Grant Money Today

Mortenson’s control of the Central Asia Institute (the nonprofit he founded) went largely unchallenged by its board of directors, which consisted of himself and two people loyal to him," and "When an employee would question his practices, Mortenson either resisted or ignored the person, the report found." This week, headlines have risen declaring that Greg Mortenson was found to have mis-manged his nonprofit organization, after a year long investigation, and must repay it $1 million.

Survival Of The Fittest?

The Agitator

He decided to focus on bringing clean water to those in need in Africa and Asia, and founded a new organization, charity:water. Fabulous … can you beat this for knowing where your money went?! NY Times columnist Nicholas Kristof just wrote the fascinating story of Scott Harrison, a fundraiser and skillful marketer who, as Kristof puts its, is making clean water sexy. Some important fundraising lessons here.

More On Cheque-less Fundraising

The Agitator

Fundraisers with an international perspective noted that cheque-writers were already in the minority … Richard Pordes described the wide use of credit cards and GIROs in Asia and South America. “packages&# will continue to exist and be used, with components tailored to existing banking processes and ways of giving that give consumers choice and a sense of control over their money and charitable choices."