Kirsten’s Fundraising Headlines – January 3, 2012

Happy New Year!

The last few weeks I’ve been reading with interest the ‘best-of’ lists that other bloggers have been posting. Out of curiosity, I decided to look and see which of my posts were most read over the past year. I was hoping it might help provide some direction for which topics I should most focus on in 2012. Alas, the posts that were most read…Continue reading


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!




  • Lifting Response Can Cause Backaches – The NonProfit Times
  • Good example: Email Newsletter from Small Nonprofit Says ‘Open Me’ Joanne Fritz
  • Relevance Rules: Key to Nonprofit Marketing Success in 2012 | Nonprofit Marketing | Getting Attention
  • What to use instead of mood killing words. Katya’s Non-Profit Marketing Blog


Technology/Social Media

  • 17 Ways to Resuscitate a Fading Facebook Page « Social Media marketing for Nonprofits | John Haydon
  • How Google+ Ripples can move supporters to action Socialbrite
  • How To Find Major Issues To Boost Activity And Unite Your Online Community – The Online Community Guide



  • If You Think Making Money Is Hard, Try a Nonprofit – The Huffington Post
  • Questions to Ask Prospective Board Members | Blue Avocado
  • Nonprofit Capacity Needs More Investment | | eJewish Philanthropy: Your Jewish Philanthropy Resource


In The News

  • Where and why people gave in 2011 Katya’s Non-Profit Marketing Blog
  • World Giving Index Ranks U.S. Number One The NonProfit Times
  • AFP, Nonprofit Coalition Urge Congress to Preserve Charitable Tax Deduction |
  • Love when it’s good news: Upbeat Fundraising News | The Agitator
  • Half of Charities Say Holiday Giving Season Has Been Happy – The Chronicle of Philanthropy


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