The babushka, the alarm clock and the art of fundraising
Nonprofit Marketing Blog
SEPTEMBER 20, 2011
Once upon a time, when I was living in Ukraine, I met the staff of a community foundation named Dobrata that was trying to encourage businesspeople to give money to charitable causes. It was depressing—everyone in Ukraine knows the collapse of the Soviet Union hit pensioners hardest—but not personally motivating. It positioned charitable giving as a way to fulfill a desire to break out of the grind and feel good.