fbpx

fundraising productivity

Grow and Scale Your Fundraising Efforts

Fundraisers today are working harder than ever for fewer donations. Is fundraising getting harder? What is it going to take to grow and scale your fundraising efforts? Are donors becoming more selective? Or, like many other industries run over by the tech revolution, is fundraising getting left in the dust? In 2017, I co-founded Wisely …

Grow and Scale Your Fundraising Efforts Read More »

Fundraising Habits

The 3 Data Fundraising Habits That Are Holding You Back

Apparently 12% of all gym memberships start in January—a new year offers us a chance at a fresh start. Whether you work out more this year is up to you, but when it comes to fundraising, we’ve got some other new years resolutions in mind. We’ve been talking with our clients and recently conducted a …

The 3 Data Fundraising Habits That Are Holding You Back Read More »

9 fundraising habits to change in 2019

9 Fundraising habits to change in 2019

2018 was a massive year for Wisely full of huge learnings and successes big and small. From talking with our clients and a wider, informal survey of employees in the charitable sector, we found some recurring themes around the common issues and bad habits that fundraising teams regularly encounter. As we close out 2018, we’re …

9 Fundraising habits to change in 2019 Read More »

Life as Fundraiser in the “Disrupt Philanthropy” Era: Confessions of a fundraiser and salesperson at AFP Congress 2018

I recently attended the AFP Toronto conference which brings together a thousand fundraisers into the same room to educate and inspire the best in the sector.  This year’s theme was “Disrupt Philanthropy”. Disrupting philanthropy is arguably the most challenging but important message for our industry. Innovation in fundraising has been a long-running bailiwick of mine, …

Life as Fundraiser in the “Disrupt Philanthropy” Era: Confessions of a fundraiser and salesperson at AFP Congress 2018 Read More »