SOFII’s monthly must-reads

We know there is a lot of great material to keep up with in the world of fundraising, so we’ve put together a summary of what’s hot this month just for you (in case you missed it first time round).

These must-reads are brought to you by Pamela Grow from the USA and Craig Linton (the Fundraising Detective) from the UK, who share with SOFII their lists of what’s not to be missed on the Internet this month.

SOFII’s August must-reads

by Pamela Grow & Craig Linton

If you rarely get the chance to speak directly to your donors, you will be interested in at least one of this month’s ‘must-reads’. It’s from a highly successful street fundraiser for a major British charity who recruits between 10 and 15 new donors each and every day. And he loves his job. Find out why, here.

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SOFII’s June must-reads

by Pamela Grow & Craig Linton

There are some great things for you in this month’s must-reads, including why we fundraisers must stop the madness of ‘churn and burn’ direct mail, what you can do if you are trying to raise money for what some call an ‘unworthy’ cause. And the Agitator with a simple twist on making your stories compelling for your donors.

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SOFII’s April must-reads

by Pamela Grow & Craig Linton

It’s amazing how much is going on in fundraising. But when you’re busy it can be hard to find the best blogs and articles. Relax, let SOFII do the work. Just click here and you’ll find all the latest news, opinions and top tips that will really help you in your work.

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SOFII’s February must-reads

by Pamela Grow & Craig Linton

Here you’ll find 2014’s first list of articles that you must read if you are going to keep up with all the top tips, opinion and news in our wonderful world of fundraising.

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Major contributors to this section

Pamela Grow

Pamela Grow has her own grant-writing consulting company, GrowConsultingPA, in Haverford, Pensylvania 19041, Tel: +1 484 557 0779. Also, check out great free stuff and more on Pamela’s site, here.

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Craig Linton

Craig Linton has over 15 years’ of fundraising experience across a number of disciplines and sectors. He currently works at Amnesty International where he advises colleagues across Europe on their individual giving fundraising and helps them prepare investment proposals. He also spends a day a week on outside consultancy and research projects. His specialisms are relationship fundraising and providing a great donor experience. He is a member of the Institute of Fundraising Convention board, on Rogare’s advisory panel, a contributing editor to SOFII.org and a trustee of Thames Hospice.

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