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Ten Things You Might Have Missed (November 20, 2012)

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There’s so much information online that you’re bound to have missed some of it. Here’s some of the top items, articles and ideas you need to know so you can keep up-to-date and find success.

1. Donor Psychology: Study—What Do Donors, Foundations Want to Know about Nonprofits? (Nonprofit Quarterly)
http://www.nonprofitquarterly.org/philanthropy/21334-study-what-do-donors-foundations-want-to-know-about-nonprofits.html

2. Fundraising/Sector Data: Independent Sector's Value of Volunteer Time (Independent Sector)
http://independentsector.org/volunteer_time

3. Fundraising Solicitation: “Raising Awareness" Is One of The Weakest Fundraising Offers Around (Future Fundraising Now)
http://www.futurefundraisingnow.com/future-fundraising/2012/11/raising-awareness-is-one-of-the-weakest-fundraising-offers-around.html?utm_source
=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+FutureFundraisingNow
+%28Future+Fundraising+Now%29

4. Acquisition: Direct Mail—The Exquisite Corpse  (The Agitator)
http://www.theagitator.net/dont-miss-these-posts/acquisition-direct-mail-the-exquisite-corpse/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign
=acquisition-direct-mail-the-exquisite-corpse&utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter&utm_term=fundraising
&utm_content=fundraising

5. Special Events: Charity Fundraising Auction Event—Seven Hints for Success (Fundraising and Nonprofit Organization Management)
http://event-fundraising.com/fundraising/charity-fundraising-auction-event-success/

6. Foundation Funding: A Wake-Up Call for Funders—Effectiveness Requires More Support for Grantees’ Assessment Efforts (Center for Effective Philanthropy)
http://www.effectivephilanthropy.org/blog/2012/09/a-wake-up-call-for-funders-effectiveness-requires-more-support-for-grantees-assessment-efforts/

7. Fundraising Competition: How High-Profile Causes Like ‘Movember” Push Less ‘Sexy’ Ones Aside (The Globe and Mail)
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/funding-orphans-high-profile-fundraising-pushes-other-worthy-causes-to-the-sideline/article5161556/

8. Social Media: Can You Talk the CEO Into Doing Social Media? (ViralBlog)
http://www.viralblog.com/social-media/can-you-talk-the-ceo-into-doing-social-media/

9. Board Development: Bringing a Network Mindset to Board Development (Stanford Social Innovation Review)
http://www.ssireview.org/blog/entry/bringing_a_network_mindset_to_board
_development#When:19:14:00Z
 

10. Impact/Strategy/Cultivation: Why Your Nonprofit Should Be A Big Listener  (Beth’s Blog)
http://www.bethkanter.org/listener/?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter&utm_campaign
=Feed%3A+bethblog+%28Beth%27s+Blog%29
 



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