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The problem with money

By Francesco Ambrogetti • July 19, 2018

Wall Street

I think it is quite ironic that most nonprofits and fundraisers have so much trouble with money. The ways we consider the money we raise and the money we spend are still measured and defined by the old-fashioned rules of charitable activities. Charitable money is a gift, it is free; …

How can fundraising thrive in Brazil?

By Mariana Chammas • July 12, 2018

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What is interesting about a country where the giving culture is still developing? A country with thousands of non-profits, many of them volunteer-based and some other trying to figure out the basics of fundraising? At the same time, a country where we can also find many of the big INGOs, …

Why getting together is good for fundraising

By Stephen George • June 16, 2018

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There was once a piano in the centre of the bar in the hotel where we gathered to share fundraising stories. As the night wore on, the crowd sang with gusto as the lone player took requests. Eventually as people left, it finally boiled down to just a hardy few, …

How’s your persecution complex? Mine’s doing fine, thanks.

By Sarah Clifton • May 10, 2018

Sarah Clifton

I’m lucky enough to work in an organisation (and a management team) where fundraising is seen as an essential aspect of our daily work and our shared responsibility as leaders – to serve more children and do more good. But when I made the step from ‘fundraiser’ to ‘management,’ I …

Simply the Best: Top 10 blog posts! (Q1 2017)

By The Resource Alliance • March 30, 2017

Here we are, folks… the first Top 10 of 2017. Great stuff, as always! Looks like there’s a lot of interest in digital — as it should be!
(1) 2017 Digital Outlook Report: 62 percent of nonprofits have no digital program – Meg Gardner
(2) Resourcing out-of-hours social media – Kirsty Marrins
(3) Podcast: Fundraising as …

Please allow us to introduce ourselves

By Meg Gardner • January 5, 2017

(Don’t worry, we’ll be back to real blogs next week.)

Funny how things sometimes come full circle. As we’re working on transitioning the 101fundraising site to reflect The Resource Alliance’s new role as its caretakers, I was reminded that in 2013, the then 2-year-old 101 was given the Editor’s Choice award …

The Top 50 blog posts of 2016!

By Meg Gardner • January 3, 2017

 

Happy New Year, everyone! Here’s to a year full of hope and promise, dreams fulfilled, goals met and new ones set.
As you know, the original 101fundraising team has passed the considerably weighty baton to us here at The Resource Alliance. Many of you know us and have been part of …

We bid you farewell. Mic drop.

By Reinier Spruit & Jeroen Beelen • December 22, 2016

Dear readers. This is the last blog post from the original 101 team. As per 1 January 2017 The Resource Alliance will take over ownership and management of our beloved 101 community.
It has been the most wonderful journey anyone can imagine. Since the launch 6 years ago we’ve read so …

Simply the Best: Top 10 blog posts! (Q4 2016)

By 101fundraising • December 21, 2016

The final Top 10 of 2016. Simply an awesome list again. Superb content by great fundraisers. We have nothing to add. Read them all… Congrats to Matthew with the #1 position in the 4th quarter!
(The first post of 2017 will give you an overview of the best posts of 2016.)
Don’t forget: tomorrow …

The Resource Alliance takes over 101fundraising!

By 101fundraising • October 19, 2016

International Fundraising Congress, The Netherlands – The Resource Alliance is pleased to announce that as of 1 January 2017, it will take over respected fundraising blog 101fundraising (www.101fundraising.org).
The blog, which was created by Dutch fundraising advisor Reinier Spruit and online marketer Jeroen Beelen in 2011, will become part of the Resource …