Digital FundCamp - June 2017
Come to our first ever Digital Fund Camp & learn how to fundraise online!
We ran two email workshops in early April with Irish Charity Lab, because as I’m CONSTANTLY saying, email is still The Best. No other digital channel gets such good engagement, it’s great for building relationships with supporters, and it gives you by far the best opportunity to show your impact and build trust. Mailchimp recently […]
Public fundraising is ever more challenging, with increased competition among charities and reduced public trust in our work. Digital fundraising is the only method showing growth* – but so many Irish charities and campaigns struggle to use it. Come to Digital FundCamp on 29th June and learn how progressive charities and campaigns can run successful, […]
A line I heard at the Fairsay Campaigning Forum this year really resonated with me: (paraphrasing) “we in the NGO sector get annoyed about bad science all the time (such as climate deniers), yet we constantly ignore the science of behavourial psychology.‘ This is so, so true. We’ve learned from Brexit and Trump that repeating […]
Dealing with feedback on social media can be daunting, particularly if you’re new to a particular social platform, or new to an organisation and not yet fully familiar with its issues. I really like this ‘answering people on social media’ chart from Social for the People; it’s a clear, simple flowchart that lays out steps […]
I would like to submit the current Amnesty International Spring DM. It is on the case of Narges Mohammadi, an Iranian Prisoner of Conscience, falsely imprisoned for 16 years. We called on supporters to return a message of solidarity along with their gifts and will be sending the messages en-masse to Narges in prison. She […]
During the six month ‘Dementia Care Begins at Home’ campaign, over one million people watched a powerful video featuring Kathy Ryan, Vice-Chair of the Irish Dementia Working Group, and her sons Andrew and Matt. Kathy was diagnosed with Younger Onset Alzheimer’s at the age of 52 and in this video she and her sons highlighted […]