If Bored? Unfortunately, many nonprofit board members are bored. A board is not just a group of people who agree on supporting a cause.
Intelligent use of the Internet and all its accessories is becoming a primary factor in the nonprofit sector.
What inspires donor loyalty? Arlene Snyder, senior vice president, development, at Washington Hospital Center, and Timothy Snyder, senior vice president for Brakeley Briscoe, Inc., presented several tips their session, “Putting the sizzle in stewardship,” at the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy’s international conference in San Francisco last year:
Everyone has an opinion about silos. Farmers need them, livestock love them (or at least what’s in them), and business and nonprofit professionals tend to think they can be either useful or counterproductive.
It is quite understandable to equate planned giving with wills and thus with older people. Speaking during the Association of Fundraising Professionals’ international conference, Larry Stelter of The Stelter Company said such thinking might not be such a good idea any more.
Creating an effortless online experience can enhance your donor’s overall experience with your organization, according to Bridget L. Brandt, senior marketing manager at Sage Software in Austin, Texas.
Direct mail or email. Direct response television or YouTube. Twitter or Facebook. The number of channels to reach donors is growing, but it’s still all about clear communication, according to Geoff Peters, president and CEO of CDR Fundraising Group in Bowie, Md.
Sustainer programs are becoming ever more popular in the nonprofit sector.
Think an auction would be a great fundraising event that sponsors and donors would both appreciate? There is a lot of work involved, but an auction could create a predictable revenue stream, according to Jay Fiske, CEO and co-founder of MaestroSoft, Inc., in Bellevue, Wash.
You tell them: We want your opinion, or Write to your representative. Oh, and by the way, you can send a contribution too?
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