Fundraising Friday | June 3, 2016

June 3, 2016


What is poverty? This week’s Power of Nonprofit Storytelling, from The Salvation Army/Canada, shares a novel approach to highlighting the realities of poverty.

Lately, I’ve been seeing a few comments equating too much frequency in communications with NOT being donor-focused. I don’t buy it. This week’s What’s in my Inbox features an email I read EVERY SINGLE DAY. Could you inspire your donors like this?

Major donors and mid-level donors are all the rage. But how do you think your donors come in the door in the first place? And what are you doing to make those repeat gifts happen? This week’s What’s in my Mailbox | Don’t you forget about me: recognizing the “lowly” lower level donor.

A must read from Mary Cahalane, Are you worried about new overtime rules?

Cash Giving From Businesses Edges Up, Chronicle Survey Shows. New from The Chronicle of Philanthropy. As if you need another reason to register for Smarter Business Fundraising.

In Hey foundation trustees, come get a beer with us, Vu Lee longs for foundation trustees who actually care about your mission.

Love love love this post from Richard Perry on respecting time and space. You will too.

When your college won’t stop bothering you for donations. The Agitator with Fundraising That Makes A Dog Sick.

Four Early Lessons Learned in the Quest to Improve Feedback Loops in Philanthropy. From Beth Kanter.

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