Fundraising Headlines: April 3, 2012

Do you get frustrated that people in your community just don’t ‘get it?’

Here’s something I’ve learned: People won’t give if they don’t know that there’s a need. And they won’t know that there’s a need unless we tell them (in a way that they understand).

So here’s the question, what are you doing now that will help raise awareness about your organization – and about the difference you hope to make in the community?

There are plenty of options out there for getting the word out – Continue reading


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


  • 10 Easy Things You Can Do To Improve Your Fundraising by Next Week Gail Perry Associates
  • Are there enough potential donors in the group you’re communicating with? Growing Your Donors
  • Monthly Giving Case Study: Building a Donor Base Through E-mail. Fundraising Success
  • What do you do in the face of a “no”? (Hint: doesn’t always mean no) Sasha Dichter’s Blog
  • How to raise a ton of revenue with your newsletter Future Fundraising Now


  • Do you have anything in common with these? Top 100 Best NGOs | The Agitator
  • New nonprofit board book available: How to Make Your Board Dramatically More Effective, Starting Today

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  • Don’t miss these: Free Non-profit Webinars for April 2012 Wild Apricot Blog
  • Giving Rose to Majority of Churches Last Year The Chronicle of Philanthropy

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