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What are prospective employers looking for?

Written By: Canadian FundRaiser
January 30, 1995

Highlighting some of the trends in the fundraiser's job market, as well as what employers look for in candidates.

Corporate support may cost charities more than they bargained for

Written By: Canadian FundRaiser
January 30, 1995

A hybrid of philanthropy and marketing, the new "strategic philanthropy" is considered the ultimate in corporate giving. Creating warm consumer fuzzies, enhancing profile and subtly generating business opportunities, it is a way for Canadian companies to work smarter and find better links between charities and their own interests.

Who earns what among development pros?

Written By: Canadian FundRaiser
January 30, 1995

Statistics from the Canadian Society of Association Executives (CSAE) August 1994 Survey of Benefits and Compensation; the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy (AHP) 1993 Canadian Salary and Benefits Report; and an American comparison, The Career Survey, courtesy of the National Society of Fund Raising Executives (NSFRE).

Canada's first online electronic auction raises $20,000

Written By: Canadian FundRaiser
January 30, 1995

Ottawa's National Capital FreeNet (NCF), the second largest Free-Net in the world, recently held an online electronic auction. Parlaying the information, education and business tool into a lucrative fundraising tool and the first of its kind, NCF raised almost $20,000 in the process.

Broker names hottest lists and urges fundraisers to be more aggressive, innovative

Written By: Canadian FundRaiser
January 30, 1995

Speaking at the Canadian Direct Marketing Association's Fundraisers Council, Ossie Hinds, president of Cornerstone List Brokers, identified what he called "the hottest fundraising lists currently available."