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Why Competitive Philanthropy is a Risk

The philanthropy of Anthony Pratt, as well as that of Andrew and Nicola Forrest, Westpac Bank and the Ramsay Foundation, is of inestimable help to people in need across Australia. It is rightly applauded, but the focus of the reportage on top-line numbers and competitive positioning might be counter-productive. Dr Daniel McDiarmid, Principal Consultant at AskRIGHT, explains why.

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The University of Chicago: a World Leader in Advancement and Philanthropy

The University of Chicago has a great history of philanthropic success. In the past decade, its advancement program has taken its place among the world’s leaders.

Qualities and Habits of Highly Effective Fundraisers (and One Really Bad Habit)

Qualities and Habits of Highly Effective Fundraisers (and One Really Bad Habit)

What makes a good fundraiser? What are the good habits of effective fundraisers? What are the main drivers of long-term success in fundraising?

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Australia’s Extra-Small Charities are Extra-Special – Here’s Why

Who are Australia’s extra-small charities and how do they operate? Pamela Sutton-Legaud comments on the revenue and staffing of these small organisations.

Three Essential Steps for a Successful Capital Campaign

Three Essential Steps for a Successful Capital Campaign

A capital campaign is an exciting major fundraising initiative. It brings outstanding benefits for an organisation, as well as great efforts and challenges. “No capital campaign is easy, but there are critical steps to follow to minimise any difficulties that may arise,” says Jennifer Eagar, Fundraising Consultant at AskRIGHT.   […]