CRAIG'S BLOG

Building Cities and Finding Contentment In The Gambia

Have you ever wondered what makes someone a philanthropist? Yes, I’m a cynic of self-labelling wealthy people, but for me,...

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From Red to Blue Fundraising Oceans in Lao PDR

Institutional fundraising is a game – a competitive one with unclear rules, and a playing field that is far from even. To be in it,...

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Impact Investment and Incomparable Fundraising in PerĂº

Let’s be honest. Fundraising in places like North America and Europe is easy. The entire ecosystem – charity law, tax incentives, the...

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Social Innovation and New Corporate Partnerships in PerĂº

Companies everywhere are under pressure from customers, staff and shareholders to show their commitment to equity, social and climate justice. This...

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HARUKI MURAKAMI ON DONOR MOTIVATIONS (AND CROWDFUNDING)
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LOOK BEFORE YOU LEAP INTO DIASPORA FUNDRAISING

 There is a gulf between the optimism of many nonprofits seeking funding from diaspora groups and the reality of just how challenging this can...

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SEVEN INSPIRING IDEAS FOR FUNDRAISING FROM JAPAN

 Japan is known overseas for many things: folding paper into complex shapes, raw fish, agile old people, dangerously sharp swords, large...

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A KYOTO HILLSIDE COVERED IN DONATIONS

In Kyoto, thousands of red Torii gates cover the hillside of Fushimi Inari, Japan’s main shrine to the Shinto god of rice, sake and business....

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FROM A FUNDRAISING PALLET, TO A FUNDRAISING PALACE

Different definitions of donor centricity highlight the two polar opposite worlds of fundraising — whether you aspire to find a Fundraising...

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