Thinkers

Thinkers are the rocks, the building blocks who create, advance, and share the body of knowledge in our field. They are recognized thought leaders in their area(s) of expertise(s). Check out their websites, sign up for their newsletters, read their stuff, watch their webinars and videos, learn from them at conferences.

Simone Joyaux
https://www.simonejoyaux.com
Simone Joyaux, ACFRE, Adv Dip, consultant for nonprofits and NGOs, specializes in fund development, fundraising, board development and strategic planning. Sign up for her newsletter!

Adrian Sargeant
https://www.philanthropy-centre.org

Tom Ahern
www.aherncomm.com
Donor communications, written and audited by THE leading expert. Sign up for his newsletter!

Ken Burnett
www.kenburnett.com
Ken Burnett is an author, lecturer and consultant on fundraising, marketing and communications for nonprofit organisations worldwide. Sign up for his newsletter!

Vu LeNonprofit AF
https://nonprofitaf.com Vu Le (“voo lay”) is a writer, speaker, vegan, Pisces, and the former Executive Director of RVC, a nonprofit in Seattle that promotes social justice by developing leaders of color, strengthening organizations led by communities of color, and fostering collaboration between diverse communities. Sign up for his newsletter!

Community-Centric Fundraising
https://communitycentricfundraising.org Community-Centric Fundraising is a fundraising model that is grounded in equity and social justice. We prioritize the entire community over individual organizations, foster a sense of belonging and interdependence, present our work not as individual transactions but holistically, and encourage mutual support between nonprofits. Sign up for the newsletter!

SOFII · The Showcase of Fundraising Innovation and Inspiration
https://sofii.org
The SOFII collection aims to be the most comprehensive, best organised, and most inspiring collection of fundraising related content from around the world.

Veritus creates Authentic Donor Relationships in major gifts.
https://veritusgroup.com
Veritus provides major gift consulting to leading non-profits in the U.S. and U.K. Veritus helps to create Authentic Donor Relationships. Sign up for their newsletter!

Moceanic
https://www.moceanic.com
We’re here for you with loads of useful and FREE resources and information. Check out our Moceanic Blog that features news, articles and videos. Sign up for their newsletter!

Agitator | DonorVoice
https://agitator.thedonorvoice.com
The Hidden Benefits of Showing Impact. The perception that your donation is going to make a difference i.e. your perceived impact is another key driver of giving. Sign up for their newsletter!

Agents of Good
https://agentsofgood.org
Agents of Good is, at its heart, an idea. We are a collective of donor champions, donor lovers, agitators, instigators. Sign up for their newsletter!

Future Fundraising Now
https://www.futurefundraisingnow.com
All the best stuff for fundraising professionals who want to get it right.

Beth Ann Locke | Fundraising to the Heart
bethannlocke.com
Beth Ann Locke helps ambitious fundraisers grow and connect with donors in a creative way.

Leah Eustace
http://yourbluecanoe.ca

Gail Perry’s Fired-Up Fundraising
www.gailperry.com
Nail your capital campaigns, raise major gifts, motivate your board, and learn effective fundraising strategies for nonprofits.

Gifts in Wills fundraising

Dr. Claire Routley, Legacy Fundraising www.legacyfundraising.co.uk

Russell James, J.D., Ph.D., CFP®
Professor of Charitable Financial Planning at Texas Tech University
https://www.linkedin.com/in/encouragegenerosity

Richard Radcliffe – Radcliffe Consulting – Defining the Future of Legacy Fundraising
radcliffeconsulting.org
Led by global legacy expert Richard Radcliffe FInstF Cert, the consultancy is continually researching and developing successful and creative legacy fundraising.

Michael Rosen
https://michaelrosensays.wordpress.com

Stephen Pidgeon
www.stephenpidgeon.co.uk
Fundraising consultant specialising in Direct Marketing and creative copy writing.

Monthly/Subscription giving

Erica Waasdorp – A Direct Solution
www.adirectsolution.com
Expert on direct response and monthly giving.

Harvey McKinnon #1 best-selling author, keynote speaker, fundraiser 4 non-profits, www.harveymckinnon.com