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!

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Fundraising

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Giving Trends / Research

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Technology/Social Media

  • Seven Tips To Boost Your Email Open Rates (improve subject line) http://bit.ly/pv2KVP Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media
  • Smart Phones, Social Nets & E-readers (lots of people using them) http://bit.ly/nJY38V The Agitator
  • Can We Truly Steward Donors on Facebook? (probably) http://bit.ly/os8mNV BLACKBAUD’S Prospect Research Blog
  • Have You Used Online Video Lately for your nonprofit? | http://bit.ly/qDPEPL The Agitator
  • Microsoft Updates Software Donation Program | http://bit.ly/n9IIjB eJewish Philanthropy

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Communications

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Leadership

  • Board Members Resign Over Lack of Programmatic Spending http://bit.ly/qJtAe4 The Nonprofit Quarterly
  • Juggling Priorities at Small Staff Organizations (time management essential) http://bit.ly/p7o17L Wild Apricot Blog
  • 38 of the nation’s 50 wealthiest foundations compensate board members. http://t.co/3M9HJYx
  • Doing More with More: Putting Shared Leadership into Practice http://bit.ly/qjlUkZ The Nonprofit Quarterly

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In the News

  • A call for the open-hearted: Join Generosity Day http://bit.ly/pRTjS2 Katya’s Non-Profit Marketing Blog

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