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.

The donor pyramid is dead… Long live the donor pyramid!

by SOFII

Sarah Clifton shares her thoughts and asks: What exactly is the purpose of the donor pyramid if not to map the upgrade journey to a major gift?

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FREE: ten years of fundraising experience!

by SOFII

Everything that Reinier Spruit has learnt in his his first ten years of fundraising and all in one handy read.

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Staff like donors? Recruit, develop, retain them…

by SOFII

In this article Patrice Simonnet advises us to use the same techniques on our fundraising staff as those we use on our donors.

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Give that gift back!

by SOFII

What happens if a donor wants their money back? Donna Caputo has some advice.

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