Fundraising Headlines: June 19, 2012

Thanks to everyone who completed my survey last week. Your feedback is appreciated!

Based on your answers, I’ve put together some information related to Building Awareness and Growing Your List. I’ll be sharing some short videos over the next few days that provide some food for thought as you look at ways to build your nonprofit list. Visit to see the latest one!

Here’s the latest 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!



  • 8 Tips for Raising Money and Support on Social Networks The Chronicle of Philanthropy
  • Great (international) fundraising ideas: I Wish I’d Thought Of That | Alison McCants | 101fundraising
  • The Secret Ingredient to Winning nonprofit Advocacy Campaigns frogloop
  • 75% Of Millennials Donated Money to Causes in 2011 | eJewish Philanthropy
  • Companies give more than grants: 5 types of corporate giving 101fundraising



  • Great tips: Three steps beyond simply getting by in your nonprofit | Generous Matters
  • Dotting the i’s and Crossing the t’s of the Nonprofit Tax Law | JGA Counsel
  • Nonprofits Need More Help Recruiting the Right Board Members The Chronicle of Philanthropy
  • Why Do I Need an Advisory Board and How Do I Build It?
  • Make financials easier for your nonprofit board: 3 questions GailPerry Fired Up Fundraising
  • 8 Things That Make Nonprofits Vulnerable To Fraud The NonProfit Times


Involving People

  • Be Mobile, Succinct, and Transparent – Millennials Tell Nonprofits JGA Counsel
  • Interesting idea: Might a Rotating Twitter Account Work for Your nonprofit? Kivi’s Nonprofit Communications Blog
  • Good tips: Building your nonprofit’s email list The Fundraising Coach
  • How to Create Fresh Stories for your Nonprofit | Inspiring Generosity



  • Foundation Giving Did Not Keep Pace With Inflation in 2011 – The Chronicle of Philanthropy
  • 4 reasons why cross-posting on social media channels is a bad idea SocialBrite
  • Benchmark Your Nonprofit Facebook Page with the 2012 Benchmarks Extra Report | Social Media Strategy
  • $25,000 donation says, “Yes, you still need a printed Annual Report” The Butterfly Effect

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