Archive | February, 2008

Roundup: E-Mail Tools & Advice for Non Profits

Posted on 29 February 2008

While online fundraising is becoming one of the most talked about topics, non profits must first make sure that they have a handle on the best online tool of all – email. Email is a cost effective way to stay in touch with your volunteers, build relationships with supporters, let people know of upcoming events, […]

Getting Raffle Tickets Printed

Posted on 29 February 2008

Will You Be Running a Raffle in 2011-12?  If so, check out the e-book from Sandra Sims and Jim Berigan.  Raffle Secrets is 50 pages long and comes with three free bonus books. Excellent content from authors you’ve known and trusted for years!   So how do get raffle tickets printed? There are several ways […]

Fundraising, Philanthropy Trends Around the World

Posted on 26 February 2008

The way that social services are delivered and causes are championed varies depending on culture and form of government. Evenso, I think leaders the world over seeking to make an impact for thier causes can learn much from each other. Sometimes we can gain insight from the appraoches to funding which are different. On the […]

National Day of Dance This Saturday

Posted on 22 February 2008

Tomorrow, Saturday, February 23, more than 60 cities will host the 2008 Spirit of Women National Day of Dance for Health to inspire women and their families toward better overall health. Lasting four to six hours, events will include dancing, prominent physician speakers, screenings, tips on healthy cooking and stress reduction, and other activities to […]

Roundup: Volunteering, Tips for Finding Volunteers for your Nonprofit Organization

Posted on 22 February 2008

This week I’ve come across several great blog posts and articles related to volunteering. Whether you work for a non profit and manage volunteers or are a volunteer yourself, these insights could be quite thought provoking. Oh Where, Oh Where Have The Volunteers Gone? from Roger Carr of the Everyday Giving Blog. He highlights a […]

Advantages to a Silent Auction Fundraiser

Posted on 19 February 2008

Silent auctions are a popular way to raise funds at a charity benefit event. You’ll find that most attendees are already familiar with how they work. But in short, at a silent auction items are placed for display and bidders sign a sheet with a name or bidder number and bidding amount. The winner of […]

Resource Roundup: Grants

Posted on 08 February 2008

In the past couple of weeks I’ve discussed grants with several non profit leaders.  One person said that their most challenging issue was simply finding appropriate grants to apply for.  There are several databases available that will let you search by a variety of criteria such as subject or location.  These databases then produce a […]