Author: Buffy Smith

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The Secret to Match Funding

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Have you ever thought that it would be really nice if someone came along and doubled your fundraising total, just like that? Well with this essential guide to match funding that can happen. And it’s much simpler than you might think. Match Funding is when a business, or your employer, matches...

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MASTERING SOCIAL MEDIA

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One of the best ways to spread the word of all your adventuring stupidity and build up some fundraising momentum is through social media. It’s important to get all of your social media pages up and running nice and early, months before your adventure begins. Then you’ll have plenty of time...

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An Adventurist In The Rainforest

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Last year we took one lucky adventurist team on a trip of a lifetime to visit one of our projects in Peru. The lucky competition winners Danni & Terry from September ’13 Rickshaw Run team Eat, Pray, Drive were spirited away to the Amazon Rainforest. Ably accompanied by Mr Joolz from...

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A Fundraising Masterclass from Team Macho Picchu

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Introducing Team Macho Picchu. These intrepid adventurers tackled and conquered the might Mototaxi Junket back in 2014 and managed to raise a staggering amount for Cool Earth in the process. What they lack in the follicle department they more than make up for in fundraising nous. Here they are with some brilliant advice on...

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GUIDE TO BUILDING A TEAM WEBSITE

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Setting up FB and Twitter pages for your team is a no brainer, but if you really want to hit the big time a website is the way to go. Websites are easy to create these days, no longer do you have to be a coding Jedi to put together...

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TOP FUNDRAISING TIPS

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Fundraising can seem like a daunting task, but really it’s a piece of cake. Follow these simple advice nuggets and your team will be swamped with donations in no time. Tap up your boss A lot of companies will match donations of employees fundraising for charity. Ask your boss if...

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ADVENTURING WITH A VAGINA

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A guest post by Kitty (Projects Guru) Ahoy it’s Kitty. I work for the marvellous charity Cool Earth, which is saving the world with the Adventurists. You guys should be familiar with us by now. You know, saving the rainforest? All of it protected through the adventures you mad bunch are doing around the world. As Cool...

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MEET THE RAINFOREST SHAMAN

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Meet Noemi, the forest shaman. As all your hard raised cash will be going to support the communities in our Peruvian Ashaninka project, we thought it would be a splendid idea to introduce you to some of the people that your money will be helping. So without further ado, meet Noemi Lopez Camashiri...

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How To Create Your Fundraising Page

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Fundraising can seem like a daunting task. But fear not, here at Cool Earth we’ve made fundraising a piece of cake by creating our very own Fundraising Platform. The great thing about our platform is that 100% of your donations go straight to us. So no cheeky third parties will...

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Strong Village, Safe Forest

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At Cool Earth we pride ourselves on our indescribably excellent and unique conservation model – putting local people back in control of their futures. Indigenous communities drive each of our rainforest projects and choose how Cool Earth’s funds are spent. So it’s always inspiring to see this community-led model in action....