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The seven deadly sins of fundraising appeals – and how to avoid them

By Rachel Beer • June 9, 2011

Over the years, and the appeals, I’ve learned much about the factors that determine success in fundraising – and even more about what to avoid doing – and I’ll always be learning, because that’s one of the privileges of working with so many different charities, across such a wide variety …

Fondsenwerven, een vak of een hype?

By Will van Heugten • April 15, 2011

Menigeen zal zich afvragen, fondsenwerven een hype? Dat kan toch helemaal niet? Nee natuurlijk niet. Maar toch gedragen veel fondsenwervers zich wel zo en niet alleen de juniors.
Fondsenwerving is een vak, laat ik daar geen misverstand over laten bestaan. Een vak waarbij je veel technieken moet kunnen toepassen. Zonder goede …

AFP Convention 2011: worth the visit?

By Peter Goudkamp • March 30, 2011

NO
I could end there and thereby enter some list of shortest blogs ever. But since it’s my goal to inform you on the AFP, I’d better expand on that “No”.
For those of you who don’t know what the AFP is, here’s a short explanation. AFP stands for Association of Fundraising …

So you want to learn how to do fundraising, eh?

By Mitchell Hinz • February 17, 2011

As 30-year veteran of fundraising, I get asked a LOT of, well, silly questions about fundraising. But the most obvious one that shows someone is just learning the field is: “So how DO you do fundraising?”
The (obvious) answer is: well, that depends on what kind of funds you want to …