Celebrating Not For Profit Passion At Bbcon Sydney 2016

Celebrating Not for Profit Passion at bbcon Sydney 2016

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Headlining the event, which takes place 1-2 August at Doltone House in Sydney, is Mike Johnston, founder of global fundraising consultancy hjc and highest rated speaker at last year’s International Fundraising Congress. Johnston has helped charities raise over $1 billion using his Transformational Donor-Mapping Framework and will launch it in the…

5 Steps For Sustainability In The NFP Sector

5 Steps for Sustainability in the NFP Sector

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'If you always do what you always did, you'll always get what you always got.' Wise words from Albert Einstein there. But words that were clearly uttered before the age of disruption. Ask any fundraiser and they're sure to agree that doing what we've always done is most definitely NOT…

What Turns A Stranger Into A Regular Giver?

What turns a stranger into a regular giver?

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Shortening the Path to Regular Giving: A Mindreading Webinar Presented by Michael Johnston & Karen Armstrong View the on-demand webinar here > Let’s face it – we really have no idea why we lose 90% of first time donors and why 10% decide to keep supporting. Supporter behaviour is a…

Technology: Empowered Or Overwhelmed?

Technology: Empowered or Overwhelmed?

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Do you feel empowered or overwhelmed by the digital revolution? Every week we hear about the incredible achievements of charities using online marketing. #nomakeupselfie raised $8million for Cancer Council in its first week and train accidents in Melbourne fell 30% after the Dumb Ways to Die Youtube video. All great…

Charities To #sharethepassion For $10,000

Charities to #sharethepassion for $10,000

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How could $10K ‘Power your Passion’? That’s the question facing Not-for-Profits as they compete for a $10,000 prize. Fundraising technology leaders, Blackbaud Pacific, have revealed their plan to donate AU$10,000 to a charity, NGO or university as part of an exciting online competition, which launches today. The Blackbaud $10K Challenge…

Why Warren Buffett Thinks You Should Attend Bbcon

Why Warren Buffett thinks you should attend bbcon

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bbcon is changing the world. Sounds a bit dramatic, right?  Maybe – but perhaps it’s not all that far-fetched when you consider what bbcon is all about. Our office is full of former fundraisers who know only too well that, with a target hanging over us and our head in…

12 Great Blog Posts For The Not For Profit Marketer

12 Great Blog Posts for the Not for Profit Marketer

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The best way to improve, is to learn from others. We've compiled a list of up-to-date blogs about not for profits, #nptech and fundraising that you must be reading as a marketer for your cause. From email marketing to social media, here's a list of learnings from around the web…

3 Simple Steps To A Last Minute Fundraising Appeal

3 Simple Steps to a Last Minute Fundraising Appeal

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In fundraising, every day is a new day to raise more money for your cause. Some days require more of a rapid response than others; this may mean sending out last minute email blast, direct mail or making crucial phone calls to push out your fundraising appeal. As many charities…

Are You Making The Most Of Digital Fundraising?

Are you making the most of digital fundraising?

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There are endless possibilities for connecting with your donors in a modern world. Christian Heckenberg takes us through the stages to ensuring small to medium-sized not for profits are making the most of digital fundraising. Listen to the recording here > --- Start with a plan. Think about what you're…

4 Tech Trend Predictions For Not For Profits In 2016

4 Tech Trend Predictions for Not for Profits in 2016

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This week, I was fortunate to get a sneak peek at two of the not for profit sector’s leading tech experts musing on their technology trend predictions for 2016. This video of Mary Beth Westmoreland and Steve MacLaughlin forecasting how and where not for profits, technology, and even user experience will intersect during this upcoming year is total…