Raising Funds From Abroad

The following interview with Melissa Smith, director of development at RMIT is with Business Today, Australia Network.


Melissa was recently awarded  Global Fundraiser of the Year in the Netherlands last month as a part of the International Fundraising Congress.

She had already been awarded Australian Fundraiser of the Year 2011 by the Fundraising Institute of Australia for her leadership role in securing a $25 million donation for the University of Technology, Sydney.

Melissa describes what she thinks is  needed to succeed in securing major gifts from Asia based donors.

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