CDE

Serve or inspire? That is the question

by Richard Turner

Inspire is often a misused word in the fundraising world but it is not just a way of recruiting and even retaining donors. Inspiration can go much, much further.

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CDE project 6 section 3.4: emotional intelligence

by Jen Love

Being more emotionally connected to each other on fundraising teams is more rewarding. And, being more emotionally open and connected to our donors raises more money.

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CDE project 6 the full contents and purpose

by The Commission on the Donor Experience

Here you will find the full contents for all sections of CDE project 6 so you can learn everything about the use and misuse of emotion in fundraising.

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CDE All the project summaries in one report

by The Commission on the Donor Experience

CDE All the project summaries in one report here.

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CDE Contents

by The Commission on the Donor Experience

List of all the CDE project summaries and where to find them on SOFII.

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The 6Ps: a blueprint for transforming fundraising. For good.

by The Commission on the Donor Experience

The six steps to change outlined here provide windows onto a vast body of work compiled through 2016 and early 2017 by upwards of a thousand individual volunteers for the Commission on the Donor Experience (CDE).

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A question of competency

by Helena Sharpstone

Interviewing well for fundraisers is like interviewing for any post.  It’s all about the questions you ask.  

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What are the three missing pieces of data standing between our sector and success?

by Charlie Hulme

In this blog post connected to the Commission on the Donor Experience Project 3, Charlie Hulme sets out two facts that could be the difference between the fundraising sector prospering or disappearing altogether.

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CDE project 6 section 4.3: me the storyteller

by Russell Benson

The power of storytelling, and why every fundraiser should practice telling emotional stories.

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CDE project 6 section 4.7: Negative or positive images in fundraising? Some straight talk.

by Jeff Brooks

Sometimes positive images work and sometimes they don't. Same with negative images. Jeff Brooks explains what actually matters with images.

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