How To Be a Successful Fundraiser

Jill Ritchie shares her decades of experience in successfully raising over R2billion for South African non-profit organisations. This senior level update forum is aimed at experienced fundraisers, non-profit organisations' CEOs and board directors. However, people new to both fundraising and the non-profit sector are not excluded and will have the added benefit of networking with and learning from the collective experience of those present.

Topics covered include:

  • What makes a good fundraiser?
  • Broadening the funding base
  • Planning
  • Surviving in a poor economy
  • Donor research
  • The Lottery: an update
  • BEE benefits to NPOs
  • Are events worth the hassle?
  • Attitude – vital in fundraising
  • Foreign fundraising – the facts
  • Making the ask
  • Nurturing donors
  • Cause related marketing
  • Bequests
  • Why monitoring and evaluation are so critical
  • Social entrepreneurship