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Community Foundations Forum: Bequests Pt 1


Bequests came up twice at the Community Foundations Forum in Mackay last week. First there was a presentation from Anna Herbert, Senior Development Officer – Bequests and Major Gifts at QUT. Anna’s presentation was very stimulating, because after she had … Continue reading

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University of Melbourne advancement job opportunity


The University of Melbourne is seeking a Manager, Major Gifts and Fundraising for the Faculty of Business and Economics. Here’s the job advertisement. It’s a senior position and one of the key selection criteria is experience of major donor fundraising … Continue reading

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Cultivation and the five stages of the fundraising cycle


One of the first concepts I was introduced to recently when moving into large scale fundraising was the fundraising cycle (sometimes also called “moves management”). Whereas previously I had been talking to fund/grant seekers (who were mainly artists, musicians, dancers … Continue reading

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