The Direct Marketing Association presented its 2013 International ECHO Awards at its annual conference, including 11 to nonprofits. The nonprofit winners include, Chill Out E.V., Food for the Poor, World Vision Canada, ASPCA, American Cancer Society, FAD — Anti-Drug Foundation, Operation Smile, Fundación Once & FSC Inserta, Amnesty International, Inspiring Denmark, and The Norwegian Cancer Society.
Bernard Ross gives us some insights into the book, “Global Fundraising: How the World is Changing the Rules of Philanthropy.”
Some packages just take off, making response rates soar and flying higher than even their creators could imagine. In most cases, those sky-high accolades are just metaphorical.
For our August 2007 cover story, "An Exercise in Transformation," we spoke with Atul Tandon, the innovative fundraising powerhouse who at the time was the senior vice president of donor engagement at World Vision U.S., about that organization's effort to shift the focus of its development strategies from silos to support — and getting everyone working together to engage donors deeply in the work of saving the world's children.
The 8-S Model is designed to provide nonprofit leaders a complete engagement platform to build avid supporters, strong public support, and most importantly of all, sustainable and scalable funding engines. These drivers are universal, and each component reinforces and builds on each of the others.
Three fundraising professionals shared some statistics on year-end giving and provided ways to make your end-of-year fundraising campaigns stand out from the crowd in the session "Taking Your End of Year Campaign … Outside the Box."
"Overall, we saw some very strong but very traditional campaigns — very few major risks or outside-the-box approaches," judge Dane Grams said. "Was this a wise choice? It seems like it was, as most of the results we reviewed were incredibly strong."
Announcing the full list of the 2012 FundRaising Success Gold Awards for Fundraising Excellence winners.