Kirsten’s Fundraising Headlines – August 2, 2011

Thanks for following! Below is a summary of articles and blogs from the past week related to fundraising and nonprofit organizations. As always, please forward this to others who might benefit from the information. Thanks again for reading!


Giving Trends / Research

Technology/Social Media

  • Seven Tips To Boost Your Email Open Rates (improve subject line) Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media
  • Smart Phones, Social Nets & E-readers (lots of people using them) The Agitator
  • Can We Truly Steward Donors on Facebook? (probably) BLACKBAUD’S Prospect Research Blog
  • Have You Used Online Video Lately for your nonprofit? | The Agitator
  • Microsoft Updates Software Donation Program | eJewish Philanthropy



  • Board Members Resign Over Lack of Programmatic Spending The Nonprofit Quarterly
  • 38 of the nation’s 50 wealthiest foundations compensate board members.
  • Doing More with More: Putting Shared Leadership into Practice The Nonprofit Quarterly

In the News

  • A call for the open-hearted: Join Generosity Day Katya’s Non-Profit Marketing Blog

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