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Simply the Best: Top 10 blog posts! (Q4 2015)

By 101fundraising • December 21, 2015

Just before the holiday season starts we want to present you the best blog posts of the last quarter. And they are good.
Half of this Top 10 is in response to everything that is happening in the UK: lots of relationship fundraising. We’ve also added 3 new bloggers: welcome Jackie Fowler, Whiny Donor and …

Interviewing for a job? Be prepared to answer these questions.

By Joe Matassino • November 9, 2015

A lot happens in one year…
In 2014, I posted an article on the Top 5 Questions fundraisers should be asking in a job interview. Not realizing, at the time, I would get to put my words into action…many times over. Questions like:

Does the organization have a development plan?
How involved is …

Simply the Best: Top 10 blog posts! (Q3 2015)

By 101fundraising • October 3, 2015

Time flies when you’re having fun, right? We’ve rushed through the 3rd quarter and again we saw some spectacular posts coming by.
We see some familiar names in the Top 10, and as always Charlie delivers very strong content for you. His #1 post is part of the IFC 2015 Series. …

Simply the Best: Top 10 blog posts! (Q2 2015)

By 101fundraising • July 12, 2015

The first 6 months are gone. How are you doing in your fundraising program? Are you on target? Yes? You must be a 101 reader!
The 2nd quarter has brought us something unique. This quarter we had 3 spectacular blog posts from the one and only Giles Pegram. And it’s no surprise …

Simply the Best: Top 10 blog posts! (Q1 2015)

By 101fundraising • April 11, 2015

Hello everyone! The first Top 10 of 2015 is a fact. Again 10 awesome posts. With a range of interesting topics. What is your favorite?
Congrats to Charlie for his #1 post about donor retention!
We hope that you can do your part in our community and share these posts with your own fundraising …

2014 overview: The 50 best blog posts!

By 101fundraising • January 1, 2015

Happy new year! We hope you have a terrific 2015! And we wish you health, happiness and heaps of fundraising success!
Before we share the Top 50 best blog posts of 2014, let’s have a brief look at the 2014 highlights.

We have 60+ active bloggers! And together they published 100+ posts in 2014 with …

Simply the Best: Top 10 blog posts! (Q4 2014)

By 101fundraising • December 29, 2014

The year comes to an end and we’re all in the holiday spirit! Time for one more Top 10… (BTW: next week we’ll publish our annual overview with the Best Blog Posts of 2014.)
Before we look at the 10 best posts of last quarter, we ask your attention for a true Christmas story. …

How Philanthropic are Fundraisers?

By Joe Matassino • November 26, 2014

“How can I ask others to give to a cause I believe in, if I do not give to it myself?” responded one fundraiser.
I give “to support the mission and to be a role model to other employees and donors…” responded another.
In Daryl Upsall’s ‘rant’ on 20 November, 2014 ‘Give …

Simply the Best: Top 10 blog posts! (Q3 2014)

By 101fundraising • October 1, 2014

Not one, not three, but FIVE new 101 bloggers made it to the Top 10 this quarter! Congratulations to Michael, Chantal, Richard, Tom and Laura!
But the biggest congratulation of all goes to our very own Fundraiser Grrl Rory Green! With her thought provoking post about CFRE she smashed the 101 record for …

A Woman’s Place is in Second

By Rebecca Davies • July 25, 2014

2nd t medal

For you, Margaux, a story of donor motivation that’s been in my head and heart, and charmed me for years. I offer it now to you as we, like this donor, scratch towards some kind of gender symmetry.