Fundraising Whisperer

What can I say? This is the home of Australia’s Fundraising Whisperer! Here are a collection of articles covering all things fundraising! I pride myself on being creative and generous with my knowledge, so please enjoy :-)


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Purpose Driven Fundraising

Why are you raising money?'. Wherever possible, I use the answer to bring focus to my fundraising ideas. The more creatively we can relate the 'ask' to the 'need', the more fun and successful our fundraising efforts are.

Centrepieces to Raffle or Auction

Centrepieces to Raffle or Auction Centrepieces not only add some flair to an event, they can also provide an opportunity to...

Technology makes fundraising cookbooks a whiz

Cookbook Fundraising Australians love cookbooks. They’re so much more than a collection of recipes. They add to local history, capture...

Top 10 Tips for running a Mothers Day Stall

Strap yourselves in, this one's a bumper! Here are my Top 10 Tips for running a Mothers Day Stall for fundraising in primary schools (or anywhere else!)

Class Canvas Auctions

Class Canvas Auctions: Timing is Everything Sometimes, instead of the ‘Fundraising Whisperer’, I think I’m better off being the ‘Fundraising Listener’....

How to Engage New Volunteers

I am a huge advocate of volunteering as a pathway to connecting with the people around you. As a big picture, it’s about community-building. On a personal level, it’s about making connections and friends. It’s about belonging. Some call it ‘friend-raising’ rather than fundraising.

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