Articles by Ken Burnett
IFC explorer session (Gen 1)
Relationship fundraising ten years after: how do we turn the promise into reality?
How to be '15 minutes ahead' (Gen 2)
This article lists and describes a selection of more than 60 ideas fundraisers can use to enable their nonprofit organisation to be just far enough ahead of their competitors...
A Sudan Safari (Gen 3)
'One night we had our blankets eaten from under us by termites. But they didn't eat us, so we kept on going. ' This is Ken's first ever piece of paid journalism, a traveller's tale of adventures and intrigues from the African outback, first published in She Magazine in November 1981.
On n'est pas oblige de tout avale (Gen 4)
L'association anglaise « Breakthrough », qui lutte contre le cancer du sein, vient recemment de refuser un don de 6 million d'euros de la part de Nestle. Ken, dans sa premiere chronique pour Trait d'Union, defend leur decision, et revient sur une histoire veille de 15 ans, mais toujours d'actualite qui nous rappelle qui etre fundraiser ca va jusqu'au placard de la cuisine!
NB this article is in French! Apologies to French readers for having to remove all the accents but for some reason they clash with web fonts and appear very strange. The actual article should be ok!
From Codicil magazine, September 2004
'My working title for this article originally was 'At the end of the day, would you leave a legacy to an irritating, facile bunch of money-grubbing hustlers? '
Fundraising on the Edge:
A workshop that may change you forever (Gen 6)
'I'm sitting in a circle of nine apparently sane people at a beach resort just outside San Diego, California, and I've just been passed the talking stick. As I grasp its fur-covered handle, the eagle's feather attached to the other end wiggles slightly, indicating that I have to speak.
The article appeared on the Kaiser Institute's Website some time in 2004.
Homing in on relationship fundraising (Gen 7)
Of all critters in the pet kingdom, the pooch stands supreme champion, the non-pareil of fundraising images. So you might think The Lost Dogs' Home (great name, I'm already figuring how I can give them money) starts in this fundraising game at a considerable advantage.
This article comes from Chaptalk, the newsletter of the Australian Institute of Fundraising, Melbourne Chapter.
A special relationship (Gen 8)
Ken Burnett looks back on four happy years working with Alan Clayton and the Cascaid Group. From The Gift, March 2007.
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Last updated March 2007
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