Wrap Up

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

15 Lessons For The Nonprofit Sector We Learned In 2015 – “2016 will be a game-changing year for our sector. But first, we need to close 2015 by reflecting on the lessons we learned.”
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Philanthropy’s 2015 Buzzwords: From ‘Effective Altruism’ to ‘Worm Wars’ – “Ignoring these developments, and failing to understand the language, are risks that philanthropy and society cannot afford to take. Here, listed in order of buzzworthiness, are the words that defined 2015.”
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Fundraising Lessons from Buddy The Elf – “Buddy the Elf is the kind of person I secretly want to be sometimes — he’s friendly, enthusiastic, and can apparently exist entirely upon candy canes and candy corns without getting cavities. He’s also got some habits that would be excellent to cultivate if you’re a fundraiser. Here are a few fundraising lessons we can learn from him.”
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New from the experts at Bloomerang:

64 Fundraising Blogs You Should Be Reading in 2016

While there are many very well-known speakers and writers who boast tens of thousands of daily readers and followers, we wanted to highlight some lesser-known hidden gems – as well as some long-established publishers – that may change the way you think about and perform your job.
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[FREE WEBINAR] How to Raise Major Gifts — The Right Way

This webinar from Amy Eisenstein, ACFRE will highlight the findings of a brand new research project on how small and mid-sized nonprofits can successfully raise major gifts.
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7 Times Taught Us The Way

To celebrate the release of Star Wars Episode VII, here are seven times that @FundraisingYoda taught us the ways of the Fundraising Force.
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Happy New Year!

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