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Tips for smaller charities to get the most out of social media

Tips for smaller charities to get the most out of social media

It’s no secret that social media can be a real time suck. And, if you’re the CEO or sole Fundraiser in an overstretched, underfunded small charity, chances are, social media can sometimes feel like a bit of a luxury you don’t have time for. How much time could (and...

Fundraising Metrics

Fundraising Metrics

How to measure what matters At a recent board meeting I was part of, the trustees got into a rather heated debate. The debate was around fundraising, and in particular, how we measure – and report on - fundraising performance. Some wanted the fundraising team to share...

How to survive the fundraising pressure cooker

How to survive the fundraising pressure cooker

By Sarah Squire The fundraising pressure cooker Many charity fundraisers are feeling the on the edge. Levels of stress, anxiety and burnout are on the rise. And this is not surprising, given that our livelihoods rely on us...

Trust Fundraising

Trust Fundraising

How to be an effective Trust Fundraiser   In my work as a fundraising consultant, I come across many charities asking for help with their trust fundraising. In fact, I’ve just started a project with the Trussell Trust to help some of their foodbanks fundraise...

Awesome testimonial from Meningitis Now

Awesome testimonial from Meningitis Now

"A superb charity fundraising consultant" The depth of Sarah’s experience was invaluable in helping us to craft and deliver our fundraising strategy at a time of uncertainty and transition for the charity. Sarah works in way that is intuitive and empathetic, which...

Fundraising Copywriting

Fundraising Copywriting

You can write, right? Copywriting is the art of crafting words. Fundraising copywriting is a powerful weapon it is in any fundraiser’s armoury. Great copy can inspire and compel people to support your cause, as well as building loyalty and engagement. And in these...

My new journey of growth

My new journey of growth

Over a decade ago, Gareth Squire and I founded our fledgling company Fundraising Consultants Ltd. And like many great businesses, the company started over a coffee at the kitchen table. Before we knew it, we had both waved goodbye to the world of employment and...

Welcome

Welcome

Welcome to the new Fundraising Expert website. Keep checking back for updates and news...