Younger is not better in fundraising right now
Eternal youth is the stuff of many dreams, but in fundraising today, a young person is not a fundraiser’s dream – a mature person is. DMI considers why.
If you know the answers to the first two questions below, you have an excellent memory for really silly, really clever childhood jokes...
Are you certain of your NPO's Section 18A status?
This is the question that all NPOs need to address as a matter of urgency due to the recent amendments implemented by SARS for the 2016 income tax filing season which opened on 1st July 2016.
The South African Revenue Service (SARS) have for the first time introduced Public Benefit Organisation (PB...
Non-profit storytelling for fun and fundraising
Did you know that every good non-profit fundraiser is a storyteller? As development professionals, we cast real life stories for donors that excite and intrigue. Joe Garecht reports.
We show the world as it is, and as it could be, and then ask our listeners/prospects to jump right into ...
MILESTONE THINKING - On-target observations in brief
When it comes to gathering online contributions, all the great strategy and creative in the world is worthless if your donation pages and payment systems suck.
Don’t rush out and do surveys without ensuring you can follow them up, record the results and actually use the data i...
Striving for a safer South Africa
Established in 1976, the Rape Crisis Cape Town Trust is the oldest organisation in South Africa supporting the recovery of rape survivors, seeking justice and bringing about change in communities.
Rape Crisis has a vision of a South Africa in which women are safe in their communities, and where the...