Our November content round-up.
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New sports centre and parish complex
AskRIGHT assisted with two building projects worth over $6 million. Sacred Heart Basilica and the neighbouring parish centre and sports complex at Roncalli College were officially reopened and opened, having been blessed by Bishop Paul Martin of the Catholic Diocese of Christchurch earlier this month.
Collective intelligence: Unlock your team's intelligence
When geese fly in a "V" formation, they can fly greater distances than if each one were to fly alone. The way they work together creates a whole greater than the sum of its parts.
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Significant grant for heritage church in Temuka
The Parish of St Mary Mackillop Opihi is currently undertaking a $1,000,000 fundraising campaign to strengthen and refurbish St. Joseph's Church Temuka. With AskRIGHT's assistance, the parish was able to secure a $350,000 grant from Lottery Environment and Heritage, bringing their current fundraising total to $921,590. For more information regarding the Opihi Parish Campaign, contact Damian Powick at
Why printed alumni magazines are (still) really important
If you want to raise more money, make sure you are communicating with your donors in the ways they want you to communicate with them. The evidence is that there is a direct link between how long someone spends reading your alumni magazine and how encouraged they feel to financially support your university or school.
Lessons for fund-seeking organisations
When does a fundraising negotiation become a commitment? A recent Australian court case explores the question, and AskRIGHT Director, Dr Daniel McDiarmid, writes about the lessons for fund-seeking organisations.
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