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My new and first ever book on legacy fundraising has just been published

http://bit.ly/2lZX3i4 Here is the link and it is all you need! I hope you find this book not only iconoclastic, but also practical and a fun read and full of really useful and good value tips. It is aimed at every fundraiser, anywhere in the world, who is raising money from individuals. The contents list is [...]

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Will Wars or Legacy explosion?

  A summary of this article was published in Fundraising magazine this month The legacy feature in last month’s Fundraising magazine was great and showed that year on year legacy income is growing. However, I found the title of “Will Wars” and “Still Battles to be done” infuriating. We are witnessing a celebratory legacy explosion [...]

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innovation in legacy giving

What I find so amazing are the extraodrinarily fascinating ideas charity stakeholders have in focus groups. Perhaps it is because they are NOT fundraisers that they have such creative and iconoclastic ideas. Perhaps at last really new and good campaigns will help grow the sector with no thanks to fundraisers!

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trust and confidence

I was tweated by a charity asking me to “promote their charity”. I refused because that is not what I do. I got a rather strange tweat back. So I decided to research them. Their website criticises another charity and the website has no registered charity number. This possible scam really really annoys me because [...]

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