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SOFII speaks your language

Thanks to our brilliant volunteer translators, we have just added some new content for our Spanish and Portuguese speakers.

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Want some fundraising reading inspiration?

Just the best books summarised, reviewed and recommended by one of your peers, to help you to have a bookshelf that you can rely on. New reviews just added…

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What’s next in fundraising?

Some of the winning entries from our competition with The Agitator and Revolutionise to find new young fundraising writing talent.

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Latest Case Studies:

RSPCA: ‘home for life’ scheme

A superb new service from the RSPCA that takes away the worries and concerns of their supporters, whilst increasing their legacy income considerably.

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F*CK CANCER: raising money for cancer research

‘Fundraisers – your job isn’t to keep complaints down, it’s to connect with people who do care in the strongest possible way.’ So says Rob Woods in this powerful case study from this year’s IWITOT

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JustGiving: a ‘for profit, for good’ platform for online giving.

Is JustGiving the most transformational development in the UK charitable sector since the introduction of street face-to-face fundraising? Find out here. 

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Latest Articles:

What’s next in fundraising? Part 4

Our final essay winner on the next big thing for fundraising. Click here to find out about Kirsty Simpson’s leap of faith.

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What’s next in fundraising? Part 3

Third of our essay winners on the theme of what’s the next big thing for fundraising? is here for you, now.

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Do we really need another book on storytelling?

An important new book about storytelling is given a special review from not just one, not just two but three of the UK’s most eminently qualified reviewers.

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Lessons from the Annual Lectures: Emily Henry’s view

Emily Henry, also a winner, says that the Annual Lectures was full of inspiring, thought-provoking insights into what fundraising is currently, where it is going and how it can improve. If you were one of the unfortunate souls who missed this event, she lists here her top 10 lessons – the ones you just have to know!

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The six essential building blocks of fundraising success

A fundraising text from Australia is unusual, says Roewenn Wishart. Read his review of Yes You Can Fund It by Shannon Anderson, which he says is well worth reading whether you’re new to fundraising or an old hand.

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What’s next in fundraising? Part 2

Gemma Walder, one of the winners of our essay competition to attend the Revolutionise Annual Lectures in London at the end of 2014, tells us what she thinks will be the next big thing for fundraising – the one thing that will give your supporters such a fantastic experience that they’ll want to introduce you to all their friends.

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