SOFII’s best of 101fundraising
Wow! An honour, and a treat.
SOFII has been granted a rare honour and, well, several treats. In fact, a cornucopia of treats, if we’re honest.
To preserve the best of that great fundraising resource the 101fundraising crowdblog SOFII is creating for all posterity its own dedicated archive, SOFII’s best of 101fundraising. Into this secluded, hallowed space SOFII will be setting out and storing for posterity the very best blogs from 101fundraising, year by year. And we’ll promote these treats to SOFII users around the world to access whenever they want, from wherever they are.
Starting with 2011 (101fundraising’s first full year of operation) we’ll be putting on SOFII the top twelve blogs from each year as voted for by 101fundraising’s readers, using that most consistent and reliable of metrics, the number of times each blog has been clicked on and visited in its first year on the site. We’ll also add in our own special favourites of 101fundraising blogs, articles chosen by us because they are unusual, quirky, illuminating or specially well written.
Getting great content out there to all fundraisers is SOFII’s mission of course, and not surprisingly it’s 101fundraising’s mission too. So, from now we’re working together.
by Karen Osborne
Karen Osborne explains why you should avoid the easy route if you want transformational major gifts for your organisation.Read more
by Margaux Smith
Margaux Smith may be relatively new on the fundraising scene, but she has some pretty good ideas on how you could become an even better fundraiser.Read more
by Reinier Spruit
Twenty symptoms of fundraising trouble from Reinier Spruit. If you recognise too many, he says, you could be in trouble yourself.Read more
by Matthew Sherrington
Do you think Matthew Sherrington is just being controversial when he says that asking and thanking are wrong? Or does he have a point?Read more
by Peter Goudkamp
Not so long ago I asked staff of the communication and fundraising department at a certain large charity if they were actually supporting their own cause. Only 22 per cent actually did. So I asked myself, ‘What would my grandmother say of this?’Read more
by Sarah Clifton
Sarah Clifton says, yes, you can learn from product marketing. Applying a commercial marketing checklist to our fundraising strategy can give us some valuable insights about the way that our donors experience our service.Read more
by Rachel Beer
Rachel Beer shares some top tips and advice on what she’s learnt about individual giving.Read more
by Rebecca Davies
In this article Rebecca Davies tells us how golfing has helped to improve her major gift fundraising.Read more
by Alison McCants
If you’re wondering what the next big thing in fundraising then here are some thought-provoking words from Alison McCants.Read more