Kirsten’s Fundraising Headlines – January 10, 2012

There’s a disturbing trend I’ve seen lately with nonprofit groups I’ve been talking to lately. I was hoping it was just me. But a conversation this morning has made me realize it might be bigger than I thought. And it’s a trend I believe could cause nonprofits to begin a downward spiral.

Now, I know not all organizations are engaging in this behavior. And hopefully the experience in your area of the country is much different than what I’m seeing.  Continue Reading

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Where to find me:

Jan 23: Webinar, Starting 2012 Right

Feb 13: Monthly Q&A Call
Feb 16: 8 Steps to Fundraising Success, Center for Nonprofit Excellence (Louisville)

Mar 12: Monthly Q&A Call

Apr 3: Keeping Your Donors Happy, Center for Nonprofit Excellence (Louisville)
Apr 9: Monthly Q&A Call
Apr 27: AFP Rhode Island Conference

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Here is your weekly roundup 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!

Fundraising

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Giving Trends/Research

  • Download 2012 Nonprofit Marketing Trends Report http://shar.es/WAbsu
  • It’s about relationships. Katya’s Non-Profit Marketing Blog http://ow.ly/1Dmuua
  • Great roundup! December Nonprofit Blog Carnival: A New Year’s Feast of 2012 Trends and Predictions http://ow.ly/1DwXG7
  • Perhaps larger than many people think: The Nonprofit Sector’s Economic Impact | Independent Sector http://ow.ly/1DwVNR

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Communications

  • The ‘Good’ Pitch: How to Impress Bloggers and Reporters http://ow.ly/1Df2wF
  • Make Your Annual Report Sing: 5 Ways to Choose and Use Stories | Nonprofit Marketing | Getting Attention http://ow.ly/1DiuMv
  • Great report: 2012 Nonprofit Communications Trends – Infographic http://ow.ly/1DwXly
  • Saying thank you in different ways: Thanking Online Donors With Snail Mail http://ow.ly/1DwWWj

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Leadership/Social Media

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Innovative Ideas

  • 18 Great Ideas From 2011 Ted Talks That Can Shape 2012 – The Huffington Post http://ow.ly/1DwW4F
  • Innovative idea: A New York Food Bank Sees Success With a Virtual Food Drive – Chronicle of Philanthropy http://ow.ly/1DwVTR
  • It’s All About Hyper-personalization and Targeting: Seeing Your Future in the Obama Campaign http://shar.es/WA3ho
  • Making Volunteering More Popular By Making It More Relevant | Co.Exist: World changing ideas and innovation http://ow.ly/1DwWAa

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