The CEE Fundraising Conference features the world’s renowned fundraising practitioners. Tap into their vast expertise at specialized masteclasses and benefit from their presence in Bratislava.
Some fundraisers need to plan everything right from the start, for others it is only during the rush of daily work with donors that they discover planning is vital in achieving greater effectivity.
There is a critical need for leadership in civil society. In Central and Eastern Europe, this need is being felt daily. Leaders of Tomorrow is a 12-month experiential development program which equips men and women with vision to lead organizations, communities, civil society. Leaders of Tomorrow opens door to leadership, to your potential, to your future…
Getting funding for causes which are difficult to understand at first glance and are too abstract is much more difficult than fundraising to help sick children. “Difficult” causes tend to be more complex and can split a public which understands them with greater difficulty or accepts them more controversially. A strategic approach, creative ideas and innovative communication can provide the means for non-profit organisations working with difficult causes to be successful in their fundraising.
Some people say that leaders are borne; others suggest that anybody can become a leader. I say a leader is a person of vision, passionate about action, committed to involvement, always inspiring others to join the cause. Leaders, regardless of skill and ability continuously ask: “Why, where, how or what if?”
There are two major issues facing all of us who work and volunteer in the civil sector, working for NGOs: Accountability and Leadership. Our accountability starts with us. It starts with ensuring that we are the best we can be, as individuals, as professionals, as organizational leaders, and as leaders of thought and practice in our communities. And how do we do that.
This moment in history is revealing a critical need for leadership in civil society. Not only in Central and Eastern Europe, this need is being felt daily. The Slovak and Czech Fundraising Centres are therefore launching a joint long-term Leaders of Tomorrow Program.
Na Slovensku sa stretávame s rôznymi kampaňami neziskových organizácií. Niektoré sa snažia informovať, iné žiadajú o darcovskú podporu či 2% dane. Ale len veľmi málo veľkých, celonárodných kampaní bolo doteraz venovaných poďakovaniu darcom. Liga proti rakovine pri príležitosti svojho 25. výročia ďakuje hneď dvoma spôsobmi.
Z týchto 30% darov viac ako polovica prebehne v USA v posledné dni kalendárneho roka. Znamená to, že nasledujúce 4 týždne sú najdôležitejšie pre každého on-line fundraisera a fundraiserku. To, čo počas nich urobíte, ste mali mať naplánované najneskôr od jesene. No na konci tohto blogu nájdete niekoľko tipov, ako zameškané aspoň čiastočne dobehnúť. Continue reading