MCN November: Campaign QandA

It’s Melbourne Campaigners' Network #qanda style but instead of partisan quarrelling we have a panel of clever campaigners: Shaun Murray, Quit Coal Wil Stracke, Australian Services Union Renee Carr, Global Poverty Project We’ll look back at the year in campaigning –...

Tips for Fundraising

In the lead up to our next Melbourne Campaigners’ Network session on Campaign Fundraising I’ve been looking around for useful resources. Check out these for starters – and do share if you have other suggestions.   The Community Funding Centre on...

Empowered Fundraising

In the lead up to the Melbourne Campaigners’ Network session on Campaign Fundraising (Thursday 27 September) Plan to Win is gathering useful resources on the topic. Anne O’Brien has kindly shared the interview she did a few years ago with John Croft, developer of the...

Celebrating the 1st year of PTW

I launched Plan to Win in August 2011 with big ideas, minimal resources, and not a lot of precedent. It’s been a big year of personal learning while I’ve established this new project and I really hope others have found it beneficial too! I thought it would be good to...

Recommended reading from your local friendly anarchists

Plan to Win had a stall at the Melbourne Anarchist Bookfair on Saturday 4 August. It was a lovely day at the Abbotsford Convent, with a big crowd turning out and a bunch of activity. Last year I ran a workshop (see the follow up article Limits to Consensus?) but this...

The media game has changed

In the lead up to our next Melbourne Campaigners' Network event on the Future of Media, guest blogger Adrian Dodd outlines what campaigners need to know about the changing media cycle.  --------------------------------- The media is changing. It’s not new. It’s been...