In last week’s entry, I shared with you four tips to get your legacy program off the ground. I hope you found it useful. I promised to elaborate on every point so here goes. Tip 1: Get buy-in from senior management and the board (find allies) Proposing a new fundraising program can be intimidating to […]


If you have been struggling with launching a legacy program, fear not my friend, you are not alone! It can appear to be daunting but trust me, it doesn’t have to be. I’m certain you are probably saying to yourself: “oh sure, she’s at a big NGO, it must be easier there!”. Well the answer […]


After two years away from Globetrotting Fundraiser (GtF), I have decided to start writing again. The last two years have been hectic while I was finding my feet at a new job and traveling all over the world learning about different philanthropic cultures and talking legacies, ethics, as well as other less popular topics affecting […]


I can’t take credit for this blog post – ok maybe just a little, I did contribute just a tad! Today I decided to repost an article my colleague Mena Gainpaulsingh wrote about a year ago. Enjoy!   As we go about our daily lives as fundraisers and gift planners, we all know what a boon […]


At this time of year a series of restaurants have a food festival where they offer patrons a set table d’hôte menu at a greatly reduced rate. I have been going to this event for the 10 years it’s been running and I look forward to it every year. I recently enjoyed a lovely dinner […]