The main areas of fundraising

Art Fund: Crowdfunding to save Prospect Cottage (part one)

by Joe Burnett

Derek Jarman was a huge figure in modern British cinema and art. Now his unique home, a work of art in itself, is the subject of a truly inspirational and ambitious crowdfunding campaign by the Art Fund. We sat down with three of the drivers behind the campaign to discuss Jarman, Prospect Cottage and crowdfunding. They wowed us, so we hope they'll wow you too!

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Goderich ‘Mind and body’ campaign

by Steve Thomas

A lesson in how to tap into community spirit, this campaign shows how far you can go with a little expertise, the right approach and clear donor-focused messaging.

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Baptist World Aid - Growth Giver

by Fiona McPhee

A scene-stealer from I Wish I’d Thought of That at IFC 2019, this campaign shows the virtue of great donor-centred communications and a bold vision.

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Big Dog Ranch - Great Give 2017

by Derrick Feldmann

With excellent donor stewardship using the latest technology and a bank of research to back its strategy, this campaign was a rip-roaring success and shows the value of learning from the past to improve on the present.

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Siloam Mission: hand-drawn gratitude report

by Mike Duerksen

This gratitude report is a wonderful piece of communication. By sharing the experiences of one beneficiary, Siloam Mission showed how their donors were at the heart of his story.

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Life Education Australia - Healthy Harold the giraffe business appeal

by Steve Thomas

With a target audience of only a few hundred prospective donors, fundraising expert Steve Thomas and Life Education brought in thousands of Australian dollars with this iconic campaign.

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The Canadian Lung Association: Santa Door Drop

by Steve Thomas

A door drop masterclass, brought to you by Canada's pre-eminent fundraising expert Steve Thomas.

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Good Neighbors: Twinkle Twinkle Little Box

by Borie Han

This exciting campaign from Korea rightly won the audience prize at SOFII’s flagship event I Wish I’d Thought of That (IWITOT) at the International Fundraising Convention in 2019.

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St. Vincent de Paul’s Bear Pack: bringing the cute and cuddly back to Christmas

by Daniel Alvey

This great direct mail campaign shows the value of defying conventions and positive messaging, with astounding results.

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WoW! Presents - Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital Charity: Freya’s story

by Joe Burnett

From World-changers at Work, this is the story of how one brave teenager turned tragedy into opportunity and raised money for the people who saved her life.

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