David has been working with a number of organisations who are new to fundraising. As a result, he has been thinking about what fundraising is and, more importantly, what it is not. This short blog post shares some of those thoughts. You can read it here – What is Fundraising?
Whether you are trying to write your NPO application or setting your plans for the next year, trying to see where you and your organisation will be in the future can be daunting. “Prospective Hindsight” techniques can help to overcome this. David has written a new blog to help you use prospective hindsight exercises to
Happy New Year! Wishing you and your organisations a wonderful 2017! If you have already given up on your New Year’s resolutions, it might be because the motivation you had a few days ago has disappeared. In this new blog post on Charity Connect, David looks at the work of Dr BJ Fogg and considers what
As Team GB take the Rio Olympics by storm, David has written a new blog looking at what the arts and culture sector can learn from the way the athletes have celebrated the involvement of the National Lottery. The blog forms part of the “Apollo’s Muse” series of posts. You can read the full blog
Following UK Fundraising’s Tip of the Pops session at the Institute of Fundraising’s National Convention, David has written a blog with fundraising tips (tenuously) linked to Howard Lake’s eclectic playlist. Have a read (and a listen) here – http://fundraising.co.uk/2016/07/13/tip-pops-2-now-thats-i-call-fundraising/ Once you’ve read it, pick a song from the playlist and suggest your own fundraising tip in
Following the death of the iconic boxer, David has been looking at how fundraisers can draw inspiration from his iconic quotes. You can find the new blog post on UK Fundraising, or visit the Apollo’s Muse section. Let us know which of Muhammad Ali’s quotes you can take inspiration from by tweeting @Apollo_FR_.