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10 TIPS FOR A SUCCESSFUL SCHOOL ANNIVERSARY
AskRIGHT Booklet

Whether this is your school’s 10th or 200th anniversary, getting a great result from this important milestone should not be left to chance. Many schools enthusiastically celebrate their anniversaries and, in doing so, attract funds from the community for key projects. AskRIGHT consultants have more than 200 years of collective experience raising funds for non-profit organisations throughout Australia & New Zealand, which includes the guiding of hundreds of schools towards fundraising success. Download the PDF now for our top tips on school anniversary fundraising.

 
PHILANTHROPIC SECTOR COVID-19 WEEKLY UPDATE
Philanthropy New Zealand

"Philanthropy New Zealand is releasing a weekly update to share philanthropic and grantmaking activity and insight as the sector seeks to support communities in the wake of COVID-19. This update is a general public document, provided to Ministers, Government, funders, community groups and media."

 
APOLLO 13 & YOUR FUNDRAISING STRATEGY DURING COVID-19
AskRIGHT Article

Last month marked the 50th anniversary of NASA’s Apollo 13 mission. You probably know the story: a relatively “straightforward” mission to begin with, but, at about three-quarters of the way to the moon, everything changes when an oxygen tank explodes. Suddenly, the mission to land on the moon becomes the mission to get the crew back to Earth alive. In recognition of the anniversary, I re-watched the movie Apollo 13, starring Tom Hanks and Ed Harris, during the alert level 4 coronavirus lockdown here in New Zealand. What follows are some thoughts I take from the movie and the strategy lessons we can learn from this incredible moment in history.
 
ENGAGING WITH ALUMNI AND DONORS IN A CRISIS
EducatePlus Webinar

Last week, Dave Marsh (AskRIGHT Fundraising Consultant) lead a virtual coffee meeting about communication, decisions, development, engagement, and asking, as well as new ways of connecting in these changing times. The meeting was hosted by EducatePlus with an introduction by Shelagh Murray (Director of Development and Alumni Relations, Otago University).

 
TECHSOUP: THERE HAS NEVER BEEN A BETTER TIME TO JOIN
AskRIGHT Feature

COVID-19 has highlighted how vital it is for charities to have the capacity to work remotely and engage digitally with supporters. Some charities have transitioned effortlessly to having their workforce carry on from home due to prior investment in the necessary technology. Meanwhile, other charities faced a mad scramble to have everything and everyone set-up to continue operating during the lockdown...Whatever your situation, TechSoup New Zealand has the resources and tools you need.

 
FINZ ASK THE EXPERTS SERIES
AskRIGHT Partner