Fundraising is not all about Facebook, Twitter, blogs and websites. Fundraising is about things like storytelling, engaging, asking and thanking. That’s why I was so relieved to meet AJ Leon, digital problem solver, New Yorker and sometimes fundraiser, at the …

The most daring questions of all?

by Christiana Stergiou

After hearing Dan Pallotta, author of Uncharitable, speak at the closing plenary at the International Fundraising Congress in the Netherlands in October, I know that his challenging and controversial ideas will be welcomed by fundraisers at FIA’s annual conference

Lucy Innovation visits Australia this February

by Christiana Stergiou

Innovation expert Lucy Gower will be in Australia this February

This year’s FIA conference on 28 February- 2 March 2012 is daring you to be different. And with a range of speakers flying in from across the globe, and across …

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International fundraisers take over Australia’s Gold Coast this February

by Christiana Stergiou

A select handful of international fundraising experts are set to entertain, challenge and educate fundraisers at the Gold Coast this February. I had the good fortune to see just a few of them recently at the International Fundraising Congress in …

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Dabbling in fundraising won’t get you there

by Christiana Stergiou

Organisations that take up fundraising in a casual, half-hearted or even superficial way, I call ‘dabblers’.

Definition of dabble: to take part in an activity in a superficial or casual way.

Recently, I’ve come across a number of dedicated people …

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There is an antidote for bad fundraising

by Christiana Stergiou

Like me, you may well subscribe to one of those cool ‘word a day’ type blogs. The other day in my inbox, the word of the day was sitzfleisch.

If you don’t speak German, you probably won’t know the meaning …

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