International Fundraising Conference (IFC) is upon us and we’re so excited to be attending. IFC has brought the fundraising community across the Asia Pacific region together for the very first time! This unique event will encourage networking, education and inspire NGO’s (Non-Governmental Organisations) and philanthropists to elevate their fundraising strategy.
Small Charity Week, brought to you by The Foundation for Social Improvement (FSI), is taking place this week (June 19-24th) to celebrate and raise awareness of the UK’s small charity sector. Furthermore, it’s an action-packed agenda filled with fantastic opportunities for small charities to learn, collaborate and fundraise!
Donations through websites, social media and apps now account for £26 in £100 in the UK, and 62% of donors worldwide prefer to give online. This isn’t surprising, especially coupled with the fact that millennials are nearly twice as likely to donate to charity than those ages 55+. How do you reach that younger demographic and how exactly would you encourage them to support your cause?
The MC (or compère) is in a position of immense power for the duration of your fundraising event. They can whip up hype, excitement and competitiveness, all of which are crucial to tactfully highlighting the importance of meeting the fundraising objectives set out for the event.
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It’s not easy to create amazing, engaging content over and over again; but it’s vital to keep donors returning to your site, interested in your emails and inspired by your offline marketing collateral. If your company has a graphic designer or even a whole design team, they might be busy working on large campaigns and your one image to be edited may fall into a long line of work.
Saturday 13th May marked the launch of one of the world’s first contactless donation cars at Brighton’s iconic Fringe Fest! Led by The Nicest Job in Britain and Citroen UK, it was the perfect setting to launch this innovative technology as it attracted 100’s of curious festival goers to the car, raising over £300!
A great way to increase revenue for your upcoming fundraising event is to create a pre-event online auction site.
Sourcing auction items is one of the most challenging things most fundraisers face when planning their event, you can listen to our best practice here, so when you do get your hands on that great item how do you know if it’s actually any good?