Your journey to making an impact starts here! With insightful articles and tips about the NGO and fundraising sector, we have at heart to give you the final push to help you make the world a better place.
Discover our Monday’s infographics series where every week we select and turn key data into straightforward infographics, and our Tea break with interview series where we explore the ultimate drives of fundraising professionals, donors and association’s leaders.
Are you willing to boost your win rate as a proposal writer? Juliet MacDowell’s marketing tips will help you turn your pen into gold for future proposals!
In this article, Maarten goes beyond current innovative financing models to explore what the future of development aid funding could be!
You hired superstars but don’t quite know how to keep them happy and fulfilled? In this article we explore how introducing proper feedback channels is essential for both your team and organization performance.
Making diversity a priority does not only benefit the way an organization operates and brings ideas to the table, but it also affects how grantmakers view an organization when making their decisions to fund it.
Diversity in grantmaking is about giving the appropriate tools and capacity to social innovators so that every changemaker can have a say in making society better.
I need to feel the message of the organization I work for in order to bring it across to a funder. Being in touch with the work on the ground helps me greatly in doing so.
It is good to be rebellious at times, to challenge the status quo. I don’t believe in solving problems but in going beyond your problems. Change the system so that your problems become irrelevant.
In this blog, Emily Bango shares her learnings from the 2019 AEA Annual Conference (American Evaluation Association) in Minneapolis Minnesota.
In this article, Juliet MacDowell highlights how the skillsets needed to be a killer fundraiser are the same as the ones of a killer marketer!
“What are donors looking for?” is the million-dollar question echoing in the NGO sector. In this article, we explain what impact is about and why it matters.
Have you ever wondered what Theory of change was and how to build a solid ToC to make a case for support and nail your fundraising goals? Then this article is made for you!
“Fundraising is all about relationship building. Having a solid understanding of why someone may want to provide support, and finding ways that the two of you can connect, not just about your organization, but as individuals, is imperative.”
Many NGOs are headquartered in Europe but have country offices around the world. In this article, we highlight socio-cultural work differences to help you manage cross-country teams in Ivory Coast.
Esther Duflo became the second female economist to win the Nobel Prize for her experimental approach to alleviating global poverty. In this article, we explain her approach.
“What I consider very important is a creative passionate and persistent approach and the ability to articulate the key message of how you are going to make the difference.”
What does building lasting relationships mean from Ghanaian perspective? Indeed, relationships are formed and nurtured differently according to someone’s culture. In this article, our Ghanaian colleague Joseph shares a few tips.
In this informal interview, Juliet MacDowell, Marketing Director at SCOPEinsight, shares her ultimate drives, secrets for successful Mondays and insights about the NGO and fundraising sector!
In an ever more competitive sector, how can you, as a social purpose organization, build a culture of originality that will help you stand out and secure more funding over time?
In this informal interview, learn about Minke van Rees’s ultimate drives, secrets for successful Mondays and insights about the NGO and fundraising sector!
In a traditional workplace where hierarchy and hyperspecialization remain prevalent, voicing novelty can be scary for original thinkers. How can you, as a team leader, create an environment that welcomes and nurtures originality?
In this informal interview, learn about Elles van Ark’s ultimate drives, secrets for successful Mondays and insights about the NGO and fundraising sector!
While summer is ending, let’s kickstart your September with inspiring readings, directly or indirectly connected to the NGO and fundraising sector. From practical insights to Science-Fiction, our team members share which book was or still is on their bedside tables!
In last week’s blog, we discussed how to unchain your creative self and generate novel ideas to better achieve your goals and your organization’s mission. Now the question is, how do you defend original ideas in a system that often doesn’t welcome novelty or doesn’t understand it?
Through a series of four articles, we explore how triggering and nurturing a culture of originality will help you achieve better results, as a social purpose organization, as a team and as an individual.
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