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Fundraising is Beautiful: the podcasts

by Christiana Stergiou

Time to share one of my favourite fundraising resources:

Fundraising is Beautiful is a series of podcasts that are music to my ears. Orchestrated by the masterful Jeff Brooks and Steven Screen, Fundraising is Beautiful is a delight …

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Donor Recognition – are you doing it properly?

by Christiana Stergiou

Welcome to so many new subscribers, who I’ve met on my recent trip to New Zealand. And apologies to my long term subscribers for my recent silence – I have never been busier! But getting back into the swing of

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Micro-storytelling from Haiti

by Christiana Stergiou

@aidwkr: landed in Port au Prince today – this place is chaos, devestation is profound and this is going to be a long haul ..11:03 AM Jan 16th from web

@aidwkr is Dominic MacSorley, a Concern aid worker …

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How to write a great fundraising email, the charity:water way

by Christiana Stergiou
The other day, I looked back on the emails I’ve received over the past few months from charity: water. They’re all very good, but there was one that got me right where it should. In fact, I think it’s one of the best charity emails I’ve received all year. I’ve been following charity:water’s meteoric rise for some time now on twitter and through their website. Since their inception three years ago, they have raised about US$10 million from approximately 50,000 supporters. And as a result have helped almost one million people in 15 countries to access clean water. Their almost overnight success has come as a result of sheer determination, brilliant networking and excellent fundraising. (BTW, they’re looking for a director of fundraising.)
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Do your fundraising communications work instantly?

by Christiana Stergiou

Greenpeace Australia Pacific recently developed a good looking and effective suite of welcome materials for it’s new regular monthly givers. The great news is that they’ve already reduced the number of those cancelling their monthly gift in the first three

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Nine of the best online fundraising resources around. Do you subscribe?

by Christiana Stergiou

Top three fundraising blogs:

    Donor Power Blog. It was a sad day when Jeff Brooks left DPB in September 2009, but it’s worth digging deep into his many hundreds of posts to learn from his simply brilliant perspective on
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