Kirsten’s Fundraising Headlines – June 28, 2011

If you’ve been reading my blog for a while, you probably know that I have a little urban garden. This is my third year, and each year my garden is a little more successful. I’ve learned so much about the ground, fertilizer, water needed (and not needed), birds, bugs, letting things sit too long (or not long enough), weeding (and when not to weed). I really thought I could just read a book and have it all figured out, but there are just too many variables to take into account.

Here’s a summary 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!





  • The Other America’s Philanthropy : What Giving USA Numbers Reveal in 2011 The Nonprofit Quarterly
  • Giving USA: Americans Gave $290 Billion, Maybe – The NonProfitTimes
  • When giving back, corporate America takes a different path –
  • New Research Helps Us Better Understand Donors (Target Analytics Research) Wild Apricot Blog



  • Idealware, NTEN Release Updated Guide to Low-Cost Donor Management Systems FundRaising Success
  • The Power of Fewer (quality over quantity) Social Impact Blog
  • What the Heck Are We Doing on Twitter? (great tips for businesses – and nonprofits) Harvard Business Review
  • SEO Keywords for Small Non-Profits Wild Apricot Blog
  • Email is 40 years old – where it’s been and where it’s going Katya’s Non-Profit Marketing Blog
  • Linkedin for Nonprofits | Community Organizer 2.0



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