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May 2019

Dear <<First Name>>

Welcome to our latest newsletter - as ever, you'll find within it lots of links and blogs, and there's also a whole new horizon scanning section, which I hope you will find useful!



There's been so much interesting and important writing about charities since my last newsletter. Here's a flavour of them:

Lessons from the astonishingly successful Notre Dame fundraising:
The golden rule of fundraising - the single identifiable beneficiary by Craig Linton
Excellent Twitter thread by Rhodri Davies
In defence of billionaires by Kevin Delaney
Six things that the Notre-Dame fire has shown us about fundraising by Rebecca Denny
Excellent Twitter thread by Angela Cluff

On gender issues, sexism and sexual harassment in fundraising:
It's time to face up to sexual harassment in fundraising, by Ruby Bayley-Pratt
Gender Issues in Fundraising  – Sexual harassment and violence, by Caoileann Appleby
#MeToo in #Fundraising...How common is sexual harassment in our sector? (podcast) Simon Scriver with Ruby Bayley-Pratt
What I’ve Learned about being a Female Leader by Zoe Amar

On fundraising:
How changing our relationships with trusts led to a huge spike in income by Andy Watts
Have you heard of the 3 deaths? by Jen Love
Putting 6 fundraising fear myths into perspective by Jim Eskin
How I turned £10k into £110k and what you can learn from it by Lizzi Hollis
10 donations in 10 weeks - here's what I learned by Mike Zywina
Kindness - the perfect guide to fundraising by Susie Hills

Charity management:
To be or not to be: what goes in this year's non-profit work plan? by Claire Axelrad
Three challenges every charity faces by Dana Kohava Segal
Make recruiting a priority – not something that gets in the way of everything else by Sarah Carter
Eight reasons to love theory of change by Sally Cupitt

On philanthropy:
Ways to make your giving great by Emily Collins-Ellis
Who's looking at you? by Emma Beeston
We're going unrestricted! Twitter thread by John Rendel

And here are some of my own recent charity blog posts:

"Good grief! I can’t believe I’ve been writing this blog for six years now, without yet mentioning my very first love, my very first obsession..." Read more

"This wasn’t the first, the second or even the third time I’d been to an #IWITOT session. They’re always inspiring events – talented fundraisers showcasing the inspiring efforts of others they wish they’d thought of..." Read more


That's all for now. Do give me a call or drop me a line if you would like to meet up, or find me on Twitter!

With best wishes,

Richard Sved
Mob: 07701 008246

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