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Here are some examples where we’ve been featured in the media! For anybody in the media seeking comment from Australia’s Fundraising Whisperer about anything to do with school and club fundraising, please contact our office on 1300 653 305 or contact us here.

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Parent Talk August 2014

There is no silver bullet in fundraising - no one answer that will make it effortless or straightforward. A number of factors all need to work together to create an effective fundraising plan.

Parent Talk | Succession Planning in Fundraising

Successful fundraising is simply not possible without a team of dedicated volunteers. This team, like any team, needs renewal in order to be sustainable.

ABC Radio Interview 6 August 2013

A book landed on my desk recently called The Practical Fundraising Handbook for School & Club Volunteers and I thought to myself ‘now, why didn’t this fall on my desk the last time I was on a committee and somebody had said “Can you organise the trivia night?”’

4BC Fundraising Interview

Australians donate a mind-boggling $580 million to charities, but getting their slice of the pie can be hard slog for small community groups, like schools and scout groups and church parishes. That’s why Brisbane’s Mandy Weidmann has written The Practical Fundraising Handbook to help out those smaller groups.

The Melbourne Times Weekly: Tempting Fetes

Working mums and dads might have great skills, but they also have less time. While there’s no doubt enduring friendships are forged in the coal-pits of sausage sizzles and craft stalls, there are still many parents who groan loud and long at the very thought of their school fete

QWeekend Profile – Mandy Weidmann

I teamed up with another Brisbane mum, Helen Creswick, who had a basic website, and we launched the Fundraising Directory, a free print and online resource for the community paid for through advertising. Advertisers instantly understood the product and the feedback form schools/clubs was overwhelmingly positive.

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