Wrap Up

We wanted to share with you some nonprofit articles, opinions and resources that caught our eye in the month of August.

3 Year-End Annual Fundraising Tips You Haven’t Thought About – “Year-end annual fundraising is when the rubber meets the road. This is the time for creative fundraising campaigns!”
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As a Donor, You Might Actually Be Happy to See High Fundraising Costs (Really) – “It is valuable to bear in mind that fundraising and philanthropy are not actually the same thing.”
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Why You Need to Stop Looking for “Rich People” – “The key, really, is to know who your best current donors are, then go find more people just like them.”
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Volunteers Aren’t Responding to Your Emails? – “How we structure our organizations (and even the internal design of our workplaces) and teams can impact our email usage (and even more broadly how we use tech).”
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4 Ways Silos Are Toxic to Fundraising – “One thing guaranteed to hurt customer service is when internal staff and systems aren’t communicating – or are flat-out competing.”
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New from the experts at Bloomerang:

[INFOGRAPHIC] 2016 National Fundraising Fitness Statistics (NFFS)

Our friends at DonorTrends have created an infographic based on the findings of the Fundraising Effectiveness Project and the Growth In Giving Initiative’s 2016 National Fundraising Fitness Statistics (NFFS) test.
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[WEBINAR] The Case for Integrated Planning

Sam Frank will dive into the various kinds of planning needed by a nonprofit, see how they can intersect with and reinforce each other, and consider an approach that is more strategic, more effective, and less stressful.
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Cody Lawson

Cody Lawson

Product Manager at Bloomerang
Cody is a Product Manager at Bloomerang. Cody holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and Rhetoric from Wabash College. He also holds a Juris Doctor degree with a concentration in Health Law from Indiana University School of Law – Indianapolis. He's been a valued member of Bloomerang since the doors opened in 2012.
Cody Lawson