Yes, SOFII needs your support

SOFII believes YOU can shape the future of fundraising by giving your fellow fundraisers the courage to innovate. 

Your gift means you’ll be helping fundraisers learn from past lessons, understand the foundations of great fundraising, build on the shoulders of the pioneers that came before them, and share their successes back to SOFII so they can inspire the next generation.

Every day fundraisers like you visit SOFII to find ideas that will raise more money for good causes. SOFII is free for everyone, but we need your help to keep it that way.


Here’s what your gift could do: 

£25 adds another detailed, informative case-study to inspire fundraisers so they can help change the world.

£50 translates an article into another language, spreading ideas for fundraisers around the globe that they can put to use and share.

£100 starts a new series of articles on a topic that’s important to thousands of fundraisers worldwide.

£500 creates a new showcase for fundraisers to learn from past successes.

£1,000 improves the search function on sofii.org so fundraisers like you can find great ideas faster when you need them.

£5,000 gives hundreds of fundraisers inspiration and innovative ideas at a new I Wish I’d Thought of That (IWITOT) event.


How to make your gift today: 

To make your gift now click one of the donate buttons above. SOFII saves on fees and receives more of your donation if you give in British pound sterling. 

You could also choose to do even more and become a regular supporter. Simply select ‘monthly’ as your gift type. 

All regular donors giving GBP£5/US$10 or more per month are now eligible for a free place at SOFII’s standalone* I Wish I’d Thought of That (IWITOT) events worldwide like IWITOT: UK/Europe and IWITOT: The Americas. 

Your regular support is absolutely vital to sustaining SOFII and in return we would love to keep your tank of fundraising inspiration full to the brim too!


Why does your support matter?

You will not only be making a big difference to SOFII, you’ll also be helping the would be fundraiser in Kenya. Or the eager volunteer in Seoul, South Korea. Or the aspiring major donor specialist in Boise, Idaho. And many thousands like them, all over the world.

Supporting SOFII advances the good works that these people promote, day in day out. But don’t take it from us, hear what one of our SOFII fans has to say: 

‘When I was first told about the SOFII website, I was sceptical – a free site that shared fundraising initiatives from around the world – is this possible? And then I realised it is possible, very possible, brilliantly possible.’ 
The SOFII site has an amazing array of top class, proven fundraising success stories and a mountain of ideas. To me, this site has been gold. I refer to it all of the time – it’s like you get to see the secret recipe for fundraising.  
I have used SOFII for direct mail, donor care, thank you letters, donor surveys, campaign idea, bequests (legacy) communications and also just for my own personal professional development in learning more about the scope of fundraising. This site puts you at the forefront of fundraising today and can immediately steer you towards not only creating a successful campaigns, but developing a better relationship with your donors. I couldn’t ask for a better teacher. Thank you.’ - Julie Keith, Research and Business Development Manager, Centre for Companion Animal health, School of Veterinary Science, University of Queensland, Australia.


*Sorry we can’t offer free places to in-conference IWITOT events like IFC, CIoF conference, DigiRaise, FIA or FINZ conferences.


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