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Deconstructing Philanthropy

GoodWorks LogoThe good people from Good Works are leading the charge on this interactive content series. Rather than just offering up information, ideas and advice - they're challenging assumptions, calling out complacency, and tearing things apart. 

In other words, they're deconstructing philanthropy, and inviting you to do the same. 


Hidden Heroes: Why it's time to focus on your everyday donors

Written By: Fraser Green
February 14, 2013

If you're not focusing on your organization's hidden heroes, you could be missing out on a chance to take your fundraising efforts to the next level.

CharityVillage LIVE: Three things to get right when writing fundraising copy

Written By: CharityVillage
January 16, 2013

This CharityVillage LIVE conversation features Kori Brus from Good Works.

Deconstructing Philanthropy: Writing - the least important, most important thing

Written By: Kori Brus
January 10, 2013

Kori Brus from Good Works shares what he believes are the three most important things to get right when writing fundraising copy.

Deconstructing Philanthropy: Why Canadian charities suck at mobile fundraising

Written By: Holly Wagg
December 3, 2012

Canadian charities are rapidly falling behind their European counterparts when it comes to mobile giving. Why?

Deconstructing Philanthropy: Take a Sunday drive on the road to annual planning

Written By: Jose Van Herpt
November 8, 2012

Like a road trip, fundraising doesn’t just happen. It requires both a plan and a process to ensure milestones are set and achieved.

LIVE Conversations

Missed a Deconstructing Philanthropy CharityVillage LIVE conversation? You can replay past conversations here. Conversations are posted in reverse-chronological order below, and will open in a new browser window. 

Deconstructing Philanthropy: Three things to get right when writing fundraising copy
Originally aired: January 16, 2013

Deconstructing Philanthropy: Ideas for Inspired Donor Thank Yous
Originally aired: October 24, 2012

Deconstructing Philanthropy: Christmas in July
Originally aired: July 13, 2012