Ten Things You Might Have Missed (May 14, 2013)
There’s so much information online that you’re bound to have missed some of it, especially over the holidays. Here are some of the top items, articles and ideas you need to know so you can keep up-to-date and find success.
1. Archer Student Emboldens Peers to Social Activism (StudioCity.Patch): 14-year-old found of LemonAID Warriors raises $12,000 over three years for clean water in Africa.
2. The Dynamic Budgeting Process (ejewishphilanthropy): Eight step budget process that gets your entire nonprofit involved, including the board. Beyond the CEO, CFO and finance committee!
3. Top 10 Crowdfunding Sites For Fundraising (Forbes): With tons of crowdfunding sites out there, Forbes breaks down the top ten for fundraisers.
4. 3 things that will make your fundraising work (FutureFundraisingNow): Simple and to the point.
5. I Won’t Support My Grandma’s Nonprofit (GettingAttention): A Millennial’s take on nonprofits – I’m not going to give if you’re not innovative!
6. In Big-Dollar Philanthropy, (Your Name Here) vs. Anonymity (NYTimes): Is it better to be an anonymous major donor? Or are they in it for the building that’s named after them?
7. Nonprofits should collaborate and share more ideas internally (Guidestar): Get the whole team involved! Some of the best ideas can come from your internal employees.
8. A gift from donors to start your week (cygresearch): Donor comments from the 2013 Cygnus Donor Survey—Inspiring words from your peers to get you through the week!
9. 11 Tips for Making Nonprofit Press Releases Social and Shareable (NonprofitOrgs): Social media has evolved, and so should the format of nonprofit press releases!
10. Six Steps to Great Graphs and Charts (BethKanter): No need for fancy software—use Excel to increase the impact of your data visualizations. Visual is all the rage these days to show the impact of your nonprofit!