Weekly Fundraising Headlines and Blogs

Let me start by extending a special welcome to those who attended the Business First workshop in Louisville, Kentucky, USA on Friday morning! I hope you walked away from the event with some good ideas that you can begin implementing immediately.

This week, there were two primary issues that rose to the forefront in blogs. One was the U.S. . For many years this issue has been seen as a sacred cow. There no longer seem to be any sacred cows. If you’re in the US, please watch this issue, know how it might impact your organization and be ready to speak up if you feel it would be detrimental. The second was the introduction of . It will be interesting to see how/if this impacts how nonprofits are interacting on-line with the general public.

Here’s a summary of this week’s articles and blogs related to and nonprofit organizations. As always, please share this with others might benefit from the information. Thanks again for reading!



  • Don’t chase the money; passionately pursue your mission. http://bit.ly/fsJKUt Guidestar
  • Nonprofit closing because their mission was accomplished. http://bit.ly/gbci1Z The Nonprofit Quarterly
  • Two food pantries commit to clients’ self-sufficiency over taking food with stipulations. http://bit.ly/efAzKM
  • An Extraordinary Model of Capacity Building (sharing back-office and marketing costs) http://bit.ly/heennd The Nonprofit Quarterly
  • Nonprofit Fined US$168,000 for Failure to File 990s http://bit.ly/hvUX12 The Nonprofit Quarterly



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