Graeme Russell, Blogger on 101 Fundraising

We’ll keep the lot – thank you

By Graeme Russell • April 19, 2012

There has been recent news stories about charity collectors lately, some of these have reached the global ‘ear’ others have only been covered in the country of origin.
The latest to hit global news has been about ‘chuggers’, a quaint term for ‘charity muggers’. They’re the people out on the streets …

Annual Reports – Print or Online

By Graeme Russell • January 26, 2012

Something that is often asked is how to share annual reports with supporters, should these be printed, online or both?
Annual reports and how they’re distributed should be included in your annual communication plan and not left until the report is due to be released, which sadly can be the case …

You are your organisation

By Graeme Russell • November 7, 2011

It is important to always be aware that no matter the means of communication you are the voice of your organisation.
How often have you dealt with a business and been surprised with how lacklustre they were – their manner offhand, the way they answered phone or in any other dealing …

Donating with a Tweet

By Graeme Russell • July 14, 2011

Often we see something like “Please donate a tweet a day to help …. “ followed by a link to a site where people have to sign-in with their twitter details, or give it permission to access their twitter account.
Often though organisations don’t explain how the ‘donated’ tweet helps, they …

Ongoing support is needed

By Graeme Russell • March 16, 2011

As individuals, when disaster strikes we dig deep and give to a relief fund, often having to reduce or put a hold our regular giving.
For an organisation, there is likely to be an occasion when you’re income reduces as supporters divert their giving to a disaster relief fund.
How can this …

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