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Presentation Ifc 2009


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At the International Fundraising Congress in the Netherlands in October 2009, the Showcase of Fundraising Innovation and Inspiration had a birthday party courtesy of the Resource Alliance.

This powerpoint shares how far has come in the past two years and outlines where we are going.

You are invited to be part of SOFII's giant leap forward!

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Presentation Ifc 2009

  1. 1. Happy Birthday SOFII! IFC – October 2009
  2. 2. When did you last visit
  3. 3. SOFII gratefully acknowledges those who helped us get to where we are <ul><li>The generous support of the Joffe Foundation, UK, </li></ul>The White Lion Press
  4. 4. Fundraisers are grateful… <ul><li>‘ Thanks for the update - everyone I've shown to the SOFII website thinks it's fantastic. </li></ul><ul><li>Paul, European health care organisation, UK. </li></ul><ul><li>‘ As usual I found the new items on the website quite fascinating. I have passed the one on the Innovative Annual Report to the person who normally does this for us. Thanks for this wonderful website. Keep it up! </li></ul><ul><li>Luis, university, Kenya </li></ul><ul><li>‘ I can’t believe how fast SOFII is growing! It’s an incredible resource even now, and the exciting thing is that it’s getting better every day. Thank you for all your hard work and passion and the difference that you are making for our good. Esther, child care foundation, Auckland, New Zealand. </li></ul><ul><li>‘ Went to SOFII after many months not going there. What a great site!!! Well done SOFII team </li></ul><ul><li>Best, PeeBee, charity for blind people, France </li></ul>
  5. 5. More… <ul><li>‘ I am going to introduce SOFII to over 250 delegates at the South Asian International Fundraising Workshop in Agra, for there is immense treasure there and many of the budding fundraisers ought to know of this. Hope this will reach you to a lot many more SOFII activists. Congratulations once again for the tremendous work done.’ Surat, fundraiser’s training organisation, India. </li></ul><ul><li>‘ Just had to write and say how utterly brilliant SOFII is. Thank you from the bottom of my heart for this wonderful site!’ Alison, children’s services charity, UK. </li></ul><ul><li>‘ We LOVE SOFII! You are our secret weapon for ideas.’ Karen, CEO, United Way chapter, USA. </li></ul>
  6. 6. The SOFII pilot has proven that fundraisers have an insatiable need to share and learn Close to 11,000 visits in October! Yet, there is so much more to do.
  7. 7. Our next giant leap forward <ul><li>By the end of 2009 we will have a new SOFII. Introducing… </li></ul>
  8. 11. As of October 31, 2009 SOFII had: <ul><ul><ul><li>Close to 7,000 registered users in 70+ countries </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Average of 314 visits every day </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Highest number of visitors in a single day – 1,007 </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Over 11,000 visits during the month of October 2009 </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Month after month SOFII breaks its own records. </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  9. 14. Fundraisers want a museum…
  10. 15. Fundraisers want a hall of fame…
  11. 16. Fundraisers want to learn and share…
  12. 17. Fundraisers have created an international volunteer workforce… Carolina Herrera, Gwain Colbert, Kimberley MacKenzie, Hannah Perkins, Qasar Daniel, Gonzalo Ibarra, Jan Uekermann, Sudeshna Mukherjee, Gabriele Bryant, Ken Burnett, Sean Triner, Christiana Stergiou, Mal Warwick, Jenny Thompson, Kay Sprinkel Grace, Lisa Sargent – and you.
  13. 18. It is time to take the next leap. By the end of 2009 we will: <ul><ul><ul><li>Launch the new website (over 750 pages!) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Raise $80,000 USD </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Have 10,000 registered users </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Formalize more partnerships </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Develop a long-term sustainable business model </li></ul></ul></ul>
  14. 19. <ul><li>Thank you to those who have come forward first: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The Joffe Foundation </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Harvey McKinnon & Associates </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Think Foundation </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Mal Warwick </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Stephen Thomas, Marketing for a better world </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Kay Sprinkel Grace </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Jenny Thompson </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Alec Reed (The big give) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Dick Mcpherson </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Burnett Works </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Daryl Upsall </li></ul></ul></ul>To do this we must start asking for money… $20,000 raised in September
  15. 20. So we can help more fundraisers like Gwain…
  16. 21. What do you think you could do to contribute? Now is the time to come forward. Let’s talk: Kimberley MacKenzie Honorary head of fundraising [email_address] @kimberleycanada
  17. 22. Thank you!