A Glow-In-The-Dark Design Solution to Behavior Change

SocialButterfly

The Netherlands are about to launch a “smart road” system that uses infrastrure to support behavior change through a design solution–glow-in-the-dark paint!

Preparing for Your 6 Minutes

The Agitator

the Netherlands or the U.K. Amidst the continuing headlines — New Shame of the Charities and Charities to ban bullying of donors — fundraising in the U.K. continues to be buffeted between media outrage and an all-to-ready willingness to cave into ‘regulation ‘ in hopes it will all go away. Fortunately, some veteran voices are offering a helpful dose of perspective and calm.

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Walk In The Donor’s Shoes

The Agitator

At last month’s International Fundraising Conference in the Netherlands, participants in a Master Class made calls and online visits to a variety of charities posing as donors attempting to make a contribution. Editor’s Note: This guest post by international fundraiser Francesco Ambroghetti was triggered by our piece, Your Call Is Important To Us. Please Continue To Hold.

Face-to-Face Fundraising Tips

The Agitator

So I was pleased to get this article – 8 things you should know before starting Face-to-Face fundraising — from Terry van den Bemt and Willemien Melis of Pepperminds in The Netherlands. Unlike Roger, who sings its praises, I confess to no personal experience with face-to-face fundraising … other than as a consumer.

At Last! Global Fundraising Supersized

The Agitator

is 9 th , UK 18 th , The Netherlands 28 th. Three weeks ago, we reported that Bernard Ross and his UK Management Centre were launching the Big Mac™ Philanthropy Index. The purpose of this new Index?

Upcoming Fundraising Coach Speaking and Trainings

Fundraising Coach

THE NETHERLANDS: EA-EAZ training , November 18. I am often asked where my next speaking events are. Here are the upcoming trainings and talks for November 2014 into January 2015. In addition to online events, I''ll be on all over the USA and in two other countries! Updated 11/15/2014: Included PennyBridge''s invitational breakfast in Örebro, Sweden and the talk at the former Crystal Cathedral in Garden Grove, CA. Fundraising Training and Keynotes.

Big Mac® Fundraising

The Agitator

The Netherlands ranks 6 th and the UK 8 th. Announcing the latest international fundraising metric: Two all-beef patties + special sauce + lettuce + cheese + pickles + onions + a sesame seed bun = 1 Big Mac®. I kid you not. The Big Mac® Philanthropy Index will officially launch On April 8 th.

Global Cause Marketing

Cause Related Marketing

GoodPurpose surveyed public opinion of 8,000 people in 16 countries: Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Netherlands, Singapore, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, & the United States. Edelman’s 2012 Global GoodPurpose study is out and it finds a world increasingly responsive to cause marketing and expectant of the virtues that come from the practice.

Pifworld raises the user experience bar for charity crowdfunding websites - at least in places

Giving in a Digital World

Partly because it is the latest of a number of innovative online community fundraising developments to recently come from the Netherlands, where the whole concept of online community fundraising has really taken off over the last 18 months or so. Meantime, if you’re interested in what else is happening in online community fundraising in the Netherlands, then it’s worth taking a look at 1procentclub.nl

Pifworld raises the user experience bar for charity crowdfunding websites - at least in places

Giving in a Digital World

Partly because it is the latest of a number of innovative online community fundraising developments to recently come from the Netherlands, where the whole concept of online community fundraising has really taken off over the last 18 months or so. Meantime, if you’re interested in what else is happening in online community fundraising in the Netherlands, then it’s worth taking a look at 1procentclub.nl GlobalGiving Kiva Netherlands Play It Forward crowdfunding nptech

What to do about Comment Trolling on 99Designs

Wild Woman Fundraising

3 days ago I started a contest on 99 designs, for a book cover. i talked about what I wanted in the cover, design influences, told them what the book would be about. Then I said, “US Designers preferred” in my design brief.

INTERVIEW: With Craig Linton, The Fundraising Detective!

Wild Woman Fundraising

Plus I’ve been impressed by the quality and variation that the guys at 101fundraising have posted: Although strictly it is based in the Netherlands, many of the bloggers are from the UK. This is Craig Linton’s face. Why am I interviewing Craig? BECAUSE man!

Things to Do, People to Meet: November 2010 Event Listing

SocialButterfly

29-30, 2010, The Netherlands. From online webinars to Twitter chats to traditional conferences, people are on the move. Starting this month, I plan on posting that month’s event listing at the beginning of each month. I also do my best to keep an updated, ongoing list of events. So–Where will you be this month? November Events. Month-Long Observances. American Diabetes Month. Lung Cancer Awareness Month. Individual Events and Observances. 2010 Election Day–Vote!

Nov 2

The World Cup Of Fundraising

The Agitator

Having just watched The Netherlands eliminate Uruguay (justice being served IMHO), I moved on to reading fundraiser Mal Warwick’s latest newsletter. In particular, an article by Tom Ahern titled We don’t care what our donors think of us caught my eye. Tom talks about a recent fundraising conference where 150 attendees were asked if they conducted donor satisfaction surveys. Tom says not a hand went up. He goes on to discuss how lousy nonprofits are at holding on to donors.

My quick two cents on the census fiasco

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

What they fail to acknowledge is that the Scandinavian countries, the Netherlands and other European states have extensive administrative data bases that contain the same information that Canada gathers in the census. What is the issue? The Conservative Government decided that it would kill the mandatory long- form census it normally sends out to thousands of Canadians every five years.

#CIVICS: Apple’s Billions In Tax Dodges Come Under Scrutiny

Non Profit Marketing 360

Apple was a pioneer of an accounting technique known as the “ Double Irish With a Dutch Sandwich ,” which reduces taxes by routing profits through Irish subsidiaries and the Netherlands and then to the Caribbean. The corporation is in California, but not its tax liability. Apple Inc.

Senior Fundraiser On The Planet

The Agitator

Japan is UNICEF’s main non-governmental supporter, followed by Germany, the Netherlands and then the USA. We’ve received a great response to our quest — Can You Beat 27 Years? — to find the Senior Fundraiser on the Planet — a fundraiser who has served (lasted?) the longest time at the same charity or nonprofit. Many of the responses — and individual ‘candidates’ — surfaced as Comments to the original post, which you can read here.

Meet Me At The Bar. Not!

The Agitator

So, it came as no surprise when we received a press release from the Resource Alliance, organizers of the massive International Fundraising Conference (IFC) held in Noordwijkhout, Netherlands each October, that this year they would also host a virtual conference – IFC Online – on May 12-14, 2009. This recession affects everything. And the convention/conference business is no exception.

Cause Marketing Lessons from the Tour de France

Selfish Giving

So for a few million, companies such as Taiwanese mobile-phone maker HTC or the Netherlands’ Rabobank gain a global TV audience. The Tour de France , the world’s most famous bike race wraps up this weekend–sadly, without our hero Lance in yellow. It’s been a tough struggle for the Tour the past couple of years. First, it didn’t have a big name rider like Lance involved anymore.