Monthly donors: The holy grail of fundraising
Corporate and institutional support has dwindled for many NPOs, shrinking their donor funding pool, which accounts for the surge of interest in individual giving. The ‘ordinary’ person has become an extraordinary catch.
We invest heavily in getting new blood on board, seeking ou...
Transforming South Africa's social impact sector: thinking small, thinking big
There’s never been a better time for the NPO sector in South Africa to make a huge difference. Your first reaction may be “what is he smoking”? But I didn’t say there has never been a better time to fundraise. And I didn’t say it has never been easier.
Use the hierarchy of fundraising asks
Here is a complete hierarchy of asks that you should be making at your organisation, in the order they should be asked. Not every ask will fit into your non-profit’s development strategy, but that’s O.K.
In general, though, this is the order that you should be using as you approach yo...
On-target observations in brief
It’s important to impress donors because they talk, and they talk to one another.
The NonProfit Times
Acquiring new members or donors is one of the biggest challenges in the fundraising world – and typically the most costly. The second most ...
A haven of love and care
Helderberg Hospice, founded in 1986, was one of the early hospices established in South Africa. This service to care for terminally ill patients has grown and developed in response to the needs of the Helderberg community.
Today it offers a comprehensive palliative care service for persons living...