Posts by activatefundraising

Getting the Gift: 5 Steps to Making the Ask

Getting the Gift: 5 Steps to Making the Ask

In my last post, I talked about how to get in front of your potential donor in the first place....

The Secret to Getting Prospect Meetings

The Secret to Getting Prospect Meetings

A question I’m often asked is: “How can I get more prospect meetings in the diary?” You’ve spent weeks, sometimes...

How to find more donors for your charity

How to find more donors for your charity

Diversification = sustainability: If you can find more donors, you have a broader base providing support for your non-profit, which...

Fundraising for small charities: or fundraising without a budget

Fundraising for small charities: or fundraising without a budget

If you’re a regular visitor to this website, you’ll know that I specialise in fundraising for small charities – and...

How to Find & Cultivate Donors through Email

How to Find & Cultivate Donors through Email

This month, I’ve been focusing on getting the best out of your small non-profit’s limited resources when it comes to...

How to Run Successful Fundraising Appeals on a Shoestring

How to Run Successful Fundraising Appeals on a Shoestring

Recently, I’ve been helping a couple of clients to launch successful fundraising appeals and there are two golden rules to...

3 Steps to More Focused (and more successful) Fundraising

3 Steps to More Focused (and more successful) Fundraising

Small non-profits often struggle with multiple priorities – not least the fact that fundraising can often just be one aspect...

6 Business Networking Tips for Success

6 Business Networking Tips for Success

There are people who relish nothing more than having the opportunity to get into a room full of potential prospects...

Curiosity is a bad thing. Lessons on fundraising success

Curiosity is a bad thing. Lessons on fundraising success

‘Curiousity killed the cat.’   That phrase has always bugged me, as it suggests that having an enquiring mind is...

How do I find new donors? 3 tips to successful prospect research

How do I find new donors? 3 tips to successful prospect research

Every charity, large or small, wants to be able to find new donors to increase their income or diversify their...