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Ten Things You Might Have Missed (February 26, 2013)

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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.     Governance, Anyone? The Stupidity of Sequestration (NonprofitQuarterly): The countdown to March 1 is on…and almost over!
http://nonprofitquarterly.org/policysocial-context/21858-governance-anyone-the-stupidity-of-sequestration.html

2.     How to write better subject lines for fundraising emails (FutureFundraisingNow): Switch it up!
http://www.futurefundraisingnow.com/future-fundraising/2013/02/how-to-write-better-subject-lines-for-fundraising-emails.html

3.     Top 10 Things to Understand About How Fundraising Really Works Today (FiredUpFundraising): It’s Fundraising101! Avoid the myths.
http://www.gailperry.com/2013/02/top-10-things-to-understand-about-how-fundraising-really-works-today/

4.     The video annual report: a fundraiser’s secret weapon (CharityInfo.ca): Video is all the rage these days…are you on board?
http://www.charityinfo.ca/articles/The-video-annual-report-a-fundraiser-s-secret-weapon?utm_source=Imagine+Matters+%2F+
Actualit%C3%A9s+d%E2%80%99Imagine+Canada&utm_campaign=36686a547e-Imagine_Matters_English_Feb_19_13&utm_medium=email

5.     Hidden Heroes: Why it’s time to focus on your everyday donors (CharityVillage): Everyday donors, THEY are your hidden heroes!
https://charityvillage.com/Content.aspx?topic=Hidden_Heroes_Why_it_s_time_to_focus_on_your_everyday_donors&utm_source
=Imagine+Matters+%2F+Actualit%C3%A9s+d%E2%80%99Imagine+Canada&utm_campaign=
36686a547e-Imagine_Matters_English_Feb_19_13&utm_medium=email

6.     Fundraising, Part 1: Basics key as economy starts to recover (PhilanthropyNorthCarolina): Seems to be the theme these days – back to the basics!
http://philnc.org/2013/02/19/fundraising-part-1-basics-key-as-economy-starts-to-recover/

7.     Nonprofits Line Up to Defend Charitable Deduction at House Hearing (AssociationsNow): A recap of the hearing.
http://associationsnow.com/2013/02/nonprofits-line-up-to-defend-charitable-deduction-at-house-hearing/

8.     Stanford University is 1st college to raise $1B (TheBigStory): Congrats to Stanford! Take a page from their fundraising book.
http://bigstory.ap.org/article/stanford-university-1st-college-raise-1b

9.     Are you as “social” as other nonprofits? (NonprofitMarketingBlog): Nonprofits put their “for profit” counterparts to shame!
http://www.nonprofitmarketingblog.com/comments/are_you_as_social_as_other_nonprofits

10.  Shoe shiner donates $200K in tips to children in need (WTAEPittsburgh): Yes, pennies do add up to hundreds of thousands, apparently.
http://m.wtae.com/news/Shoe-shiner-donates-200K-in-tips-to-children-in-need/-/16915058/19007542/-/8v38mn/-/index.html



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