Kirsten’s Fundraising Headlines – January 24, 2012

In November, I had a coaching session with the Executive Director of a small organization. Things were in dire straits. Payroll was behind by more than a week. The ED was tempted to throw in the towel, but wasn’t quite ready to let go. However, it was easy to get mired in the details and in everything that hadn’t worked before. Continue reading

Here is your weekly roundup of recent articles and blogs related to fundraising and nonprofit organizations. As always, please feel free to forward this to others who might benefit from the information.

Fundraising

  • 3 Key Major Gifts Strategies for 2012 | Fired-Up Fundraising | http://ow.ly/1EqrCj Gail Perry Associates
  • Check these out: Free Non-profit Webinars for February 2012 http://ow.ly/1EqwwK Wild Apricot Blog
  • Love this anecdote: Peer to Peer Fundraising: It’s Not What You Think http://ow.ly/1Eqxc8 Guidestar
  • Relationship building tool: Do You Survey Your Donors? | http://ow.ly/1EqzjU The Good Steward
  • Charity events buck tradition to draw young crowds – http://ow.ly/1EqtZB The Denver Post

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Giving Trends/Research

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Communications

  • Getting Started with Cause Marketing is as Easy as 1-2-3 | http://ow.ly/1EcbsC Inspiring Generosity
  • Email still the best (online) way to reach our donors. http://ow.ly/1EchhB Katya’s Non-Profit Marketing Blog
  • Three Thank You Templates and You’re OUT! | http://ow.ly/1Equn7 eJewish Philanthropy
  • Tips on how to talk with your lapsed donors http://ow.ly/1EchKu The NonProfit Times

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Technology/Social Media

  • How Facebook Changes Are Impacting Engagement and What Nonprofits Should Do About It | http://ow.ly/1EqpIN Beth’s Blog
  • 40+ Social Media Dashboard Tools for Tracking Stuff http://ow.ly/1EqqbV Barry Hurd
  • How to use Google Insights for your nonprofit or business http://ow.ly/1Eqz0d Socialbrite
  • How Facebook Social Plugins Increase Engagement On Your Nonprofit’s Website | http://ow.ly/1EDxfS John Haydon

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Leadership/Innovative Ideas

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