Fundraising Friday | February 22, 2019

February 22, 2019

Could Green Eggs and Ham, the Dr. Seuss classic, be the essential primer for donor communications? You might be surprised…

See how Planned Parenthood took advantage of Valentine’s Day in this week’s What’s in My Inbox.

This month’s book drawing winner created a *delight and inspire* packet certain to inspire you. What’s in My Mailbox.

There’s nothing more important than your donor data. Honoring it. Protecting it. Owning it. Instagram is now accepting donations for nonprofits. Yawn. I don’t care and neither should you. New from the Agitator/DonorVoice.  And a well-delivered response from Julia Campbell on why social media fundraising matters.  (Look for both Julia Campbell and Nick Ellinger to return for  upcoming Motivate Monday sessions.)

Why should fundraisers channel Mr. Rogers? Find out when you download this delightful read from Sophie Penney.

I’ve always thought that what we commonly refer to as the *donor pyramid* is so much BS. Jeff Brooks with What’s Wrong With the Donor Pyramid.

I just listened to a fundraising podcast where the introduction sounded like a typical nonprofit mission statement. In other words, I was left scratching my head and saying “whuuut?”  Mission Haiku: the Poetry of Mission Statements. New from Nonprofit Quarterly.


What does it mean to be a donor-centered organization – really?  Unpacking Donor-Centricity: Love is the Answer

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