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ENGAGING CHINESE PROSPECTS THIS CHINESE NEW YEAR
AskRIGHT Booklets

The Chinese new year is this Saturday 25th January 2020. To celebrate the Year of the Rat, we are re-releasing our popular booklet Engaging Chinese Prospects: Top 10 Tips for Engaging Chinese Prospects for Major Gifts because the practice for a successful fundraiser is to tailor your engagement to suit your donors.
 
WINNING AND KEEPING INSTITUTIONAL SUPPORT FOR FUNDRAISING
FINZ Conference 2020

At FINZ Conference 2020 (24-26 June) in Auckland, Daniel McDiarmid will be presenting a session to show the development of the annual fundraising plan which determines what the fundraising programme will seek to achieve, and the key metrics in a monthly fundraising report that nurtures an informed, committed CEO and board.
 
CHRISTCHURCH TEAM 
LEARNING 
MĀORI
AskRIGHT Team

Our Fundraising Consultants and Coordinators gathered in Christchurch last week to brush-up on Te Reo Māori with Anton Matthews of Fush. Pictured (left to right): David, Damian, Louise, Marie-Louise, Sean, Lanz, Anton, Olivia, Brad, Dave, and Wayne, and Daniel took the photo.
 
"FUNDRAISING" VS. "PHILANTHROPY"
AskRIGHT Senior Consultant, Tony Bretherton

Before becoming Senior Consultant at AskRIGHT, Tony Bretherton grew up in Christchurch and was Director of University of Waikato Foundation before a fundraising career in Ireland, England, and Australia. As Director of Development and Community Relations at Xavier College and Executive Director of the Xavier College Foundation, Tony wrote a great short article in Xavier News December 2019 (p.33): "Fundraising is when the Foundation initiates an opportunity for people to give, whereas philanthropy is the inner motivation that...results in gifts given with quiet pleasure and open generosity for the good of others."'

 
IN BHUTAN BY MAREE WHYBOURNE
AskRIGHT Articles
In one generation, Bhutan has more than halved extreme poverty and made significant headway in achieving the UN Millennium Development Goals, but there remain many other challenges...
 
OFFER TAX-DEDUCTIBILITY FOR DONORS IN THE UNITED STATES
AskRIGHT USA Fund

AskRIGHT has a USA Fund that meets IRS 501c(iii) requirements to offer tax-deductibility. The AskRIGHT USA Fund has already received its first contribution – a NZ$100,000 donation for a client in Christchurch. This is an AskRIGHT service, through Chapel & York, to clients in Australia and New Zealand.