Best of the Blogs: delivering public services, administration costs, looking at your donors and using stories to engage the public

Your round-up of charity-related debate online this week

Best of the Blogs
Best of the Blogs

Oliver Reichardt at the National Council for Voluntary Organisations asks how civil society organisations can better deliver public services.

Read Reichardt’s blog

Jonathon Grapsas says charities should stop apologising to donors about money spent on overheads and administration because they are genuine costs that are actually necessary.

Read Grapsas’ blog

Fundraising expert Craig Linton says he recently stopped writing to 3,000 former donors after doing some analysis which revealed that money spent contacting them had meant the charity he works for had been losing money for years and would never re-coup that investment.

Read Linton’s blog

Experienced fundraiser Steve Bridger says charities should be using more stories to engage people in an organisation’s mission.

Read Bridger’s blog 

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