#94 How strong is your organisation’s immune system?
#92 Aristotle and Face to Face Fundraising
I spy with my little eye...
#77 A New Hope or a Phantom Menace?
There is one question that has puzzled me for the past week - Is it possible to run a direct employment-only model f2f fundraising agency...
#67 Instead of breaking up, we should have a baby!
We’ve all heard some crazy ideas about how to best live our lives, so here are a few common-sense rules about love and agency...
#65 I’m looking for a 40-year old brunette with a sense of humour
Before we start, for the sake of my marriage and ongoing happiness, I need to make it super-clear that I am not actually looking for a...
#63 Proud but concerned
The hardest part of writing this article was finding a title. I eventually came up with ‘proud but concerned’ as it encapsulated how I...
#60 Donors say the darndest things
Whether it’s hearing “I can’t give to you because if I give to you, I’ll have to give to everyone” or “OK, I’ll help, but only because my...
#46 Sweating the small stuff
The biggest news I heard this week was that 80% of the past year’s PFRA breaches were simply due to easy to fix poor field management....
#42 “We run ads”
Despite the image, this week’s article isn’t going to suggest that our face-to-face fundraisers wear formula one style outfits garnished...
#39 “It's easier to ask forgiveness than it is to get permission”
U.S. Rear Admiral Grace Hopper’s famous quote is one that many face-to-face agencies subscribe to: “It is easier to ask forgiveness than...
#30 Never work with this F2F supplier!
Whenever a charity commences a F2F program they are warned that it can be a beast. It can encroach into every fundraising space and force...