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We all know that face-to-face programs when implemented well are effective at attracting and engaging your ideal supporter. So, where is it that these programs often fail? Below, we’ve discussed three important factors that will contribute to the success of your face-to-face program.   In fundraising, it always comes down to hiring the right people It goes without saying, that the people who are out there face-to-face with your

So, you’ve heard that a Regular Giving program could be the missing link to long-term financial stability. You know that there’s a bit involved to get it all up and running, but you have no idea where to start. Here are the four foundational areas to consider when planning your Face-to-Face or Regular Giving program.     Systems and processes will save you from the awkward conversations In this day

In times of emergency, every second counts. Being able to be the first to communicate with your donors will be advantageous. At Redstone Marketing, we advise the charities we work with to create a customisable crisis appeal kit that they can have handy when disaster strikes.   What is a crisis appeal kit and why do we need one? A crisis appeal kit is basically everything you need to

From setting your objectives to clarifying your message, at Redstone Marketing and Design, we’ve formulated a unique briefing checklist for our clients to ensure that they launch a successful fundraising campaign. Objectives that align with your wider fundraising strategy When setting out to raise funds for a particular project, initiative or campaign, we always spend time with our clients to understand the priority of their goals, how they

There are, quite literally, hundreds upon hundreds of Aussie awareness days. And not just days - but weeks and months too. Choose the right day (or week or month) that aligns with your cause. Plan a fundraising strategy and use the existing momentum to gather support and raise donations. Sounds easy, right? The good news is, it is! If you’re not already doing so, or don’t quite know where

At a meeting one day, we were chatting to a non-profit about their donor pipeline – a series of stages that seamlessly moves a donor from making their first gift to becoming a lifetime supporter. By the end, they decided to invest heavily in major gifts. But when we started to talk about ways to fund it, one colleague declared: let’s just cut donor acquisition because it’s

Charities adapting in a changing world There has never been a more critical time to look at things differently than there is now. Our world has completely changed. The Australian 2020 bushfires, floods, and the global pandemic have pushed us all towards our emotional and financial limits as we create new routines, and discover different ways to operate and survive. As we work through what the pandemic means