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Don’t ask if you are not a believer!

Don’t ask if you are not a believer!

I can recall moments in my fundraising career when I was charged with the responsibility of raising funds for a cause that was not at all compelling. "How can I ask a donor to support the cause?" In this article Macca addresses this question.

There is no such thing as junk mail

There is no such thing as junk mail

Do you hate junk mail? I used to think the same, but my ideas were turned on their head in 1998. I was challenged by the statement "there is no such thing as junk mail". Read on, and you will see why I have come to agree with this statement.

Spray and Pray marketing

Spray and Pray marketing

Do you send your fundraising materials to no-one in particular - you simply 'spray' anyone close enough with your messages, and then 'pray' that a few of them will give?

Interpreting internal jargon for donors

Interpreting internal jargon for donors

Have you noticed that program staff have a language all of their own? In this article, I make some suggestions about how we might interpret this gobbledegook into language that resonates with donors.

  • Consultancy service now available
  • Don’t ask if you are not a believer!
  • There is no such thing as junk mail
  • Spray and Pray marketing
  • Interpreting internal jargon for donors

Interpreting internal jargon for donors

Have you noticed that program staff have a language all of their own? In this article, I make some suggestions ...

Moves Management from A – Z

Macca had the privilege of speaking at the FIA's Major Gifts Special Interest Group today. Read what he had to ...

Finding donors who might love your Case

Major donors are people who have a strong connection to your cause. There are three key factors at play. ...