Fundraising Headlines and Blogs – March 28, 2011

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Here’s a summary of recent articles and blogs related to fundraising and nonprofit organizations. As always, please share this with others might benefit from the information. Thanks again for reading!

FUNDRAISING

  • Have You Met the New Consumer? bit.ly/eheTtn The Network for Good
  • Case Study: Corporate Social Responsibility in the US – bit.ly/guuRIL Triple Pundit
  • Women Are Becoming Better Prospects for Fund Raisers – bit.ly/gs8NLj The Chronicle of Philanthropy
  • Small Groups + Strong Ties = The trend toward deeper engagements and offline action | bit.ly/h2uoi6 Social Impact Blog
  • Raising Money When Your Cause Just Isn’t Sexy – bit.ly/fUlkVa The Chronicle of Philanthropy
  • Don’t let technology get in the way of donor relationships | bit.ly/gNYiKS Growing Your Donors
  • Nonprofits That Invested in Fundraising Staff, Resources More Likely to See Increases | bit.ly/gMo4GR eJewish Philanthropy

GIVING TRENDS

  • My Favorite Fundraising Metrics | bit.ly/fRviVH The Agitator
  • Online Giving Continues To Grow bit.ly/g9rEhC The NonProfit Times
  • Charitable giving lags economic growth – usat.ly/ehAhkU USATODAY.com
  • Two-Thirds of Charities Predict Giving Increase in 2011 – bit.ly/i8SxzU The Chronicle of Philanthropy
  • Small and Mid-size Foundations’ Grant Making Rose in 2010 | bit.ly/hbH6od eJewish Philanthropy
  • Convio’s 2010 Online Benchmarks | bit.ly/dMPQtI The Agitator

TECHNOLOGY/SOCIAL MEDIA

  • What Donors Really Do Online – bit.ly/hrQFYv Katya’s Non-Profit Marketing Blog
  • How Much Money Should Your Nonprofit Be Raising Online? bit.ly/gDRSNd frogloop
  • Voter Use Of Internet During 2010 Campaign | bit.ly/f9dtWZ The Agitator
  • Facebook: make sure it’s worth your time – bit.ly/gWYrvp Future Fundraising Now
  • Tips on maintaining relationships with mobile donors | bit.ly/gZlpko Case Foundation
  • Facebook fundraising, that works – bit.ly/gqPwX2 Jonathon Grapsas’ blog
  • Are QR codes the next big thing? | bit.ly/fuIirD Social Impact Blog

COMMUNICATIONS

  • How to tell a story: A template – bit.ly/eaKjj0 Katya’s Non-Profit Marketing Blog
  • A Better Way to Produce Nonprofit Annual Reports (Treesaver) | bit.ly/hbAUaF Beth’s Blog
  • Are you playing it (too) safe with your nonprofit communications? | http://bit.ly/g5lL5u Pamela Grow’s Grantwriting Blog
  • Creativity Counts When Presenting Facts and Figures – bit.ly/eshdQH The Chronicle of Philanthropy
  • Announcing the top nonprofit videos of the year! | bit.ly/fYHozG Case Foundation
  • Better Donor Newsletters | bit.ly/eFtz1o The Agitator
  • What We Can Learn From LinkedIn | bit.ly/hTOYmO Growing Your Donors

LEADERSHIP

  • If you want your board members to trust you, don’t hide things from them. http://ow.ly/4fRBv
  • 26 Practices of High Performing Boards | bit.ly/dV4bih Gailperry.com
  • U.S. Nonprofits Struggle to Meet Fast-Climbing Demand for Services | bit.ly/hIBj8l eJewish Philanthropy
  • National Grant-Making Group Was Defrauded of $200,000 by Workers – bit.ly/gy8Wol The Chronicle of Philanthropy
  • Getting along – conflicts among staff bit.ly/fTcKW5 @kirstenbullock for SOFII’s Blog
  • Should nonprofits collaborate or compete? | bit.ly/hRcx4D New Philanthropy Capital’s Blog
  • Not a list you want to be on: IRS Nonfiler Revocation List is Coming | http://bit.ly/eWiPK6 Foundation Group Blog

OTHER

  • Impact of recession isn’t over – but there are signs of hope – prn.to/fj6gOy PRNewswire
  • What Recession? Some Charities Are Just Fine- bit.ly/fnmFqE The NonProfit Times
  • Will Warren Buffet and Bill Gates Persuade India’s Rich to Share Their Wealth? – on.wsj.com/h99McL India Real Time – WSJ
  • Creating more impact through strategic giving and partnerships bit.ly/fG99g6 The DoGoodBetter Blog
  • Google Launches Google for Nonprofits | bethkanter.org/google4np Beth’s Blog
  • FREE! FundRaising Success Virtual Show Conference, May 19: Engaging, Enlightening and Empowering Donors http://bit.ly/h2fuKi

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