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Five tweets for fundraisers for 3 March 2017

Five tweets for fundraisers for 3 March 2017

Here are five more tweets for fundraisers, three of them featuring opportunities for fundraisers (with a focus), and two reminding us of the value and extent of philanthropy, which really comes down to its impact on individuals who want to help and those who need help.

 

1. Eco-audit for London organisations

 

2.  Feeding into a major funder’s strategy

London again, but a chance to comment on one of the City’s largest funders’ strategy.

 

3. Awards

New categories in “the oldest and most prestigious Awards recognising excellence in Community Engagement benefiting Greater London”. I know, more London. 

 

4. A history of modern philanthropy

 

5. Why does fundraising matter?

I’ve saved the best for last.

If you ever need reminding about why fundraising matters, why professional fundraising matters, why it’s important to be able to ask, and just how much everyone in the UK relies on charities, sometimes in the most extreme of circumstances, read Margaret Clifton McNulty’s article. It is written by a professional fundraiser but, as she explains, in a personal capacity as an aunt.

Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world's first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp.

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