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

87% #Millennials Donated To Charity Last Year & Stop Calling Them Selfish – “Results from the 2014 Millennial Impact Report by consulting firm Achieve are in, and it turns out today’s young professionals think giving back to their communities is important.”

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3 Warning Signs of Fundraising Bogus Shiny Objects – “Every consultant or agency person knows a dirty little secret about serving nonprofits: Shiny Objects Sell. We know we have a much better chance of getting hired by a nonprofit if we show Shiny Objects.”

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What You Need To Know about the New 2014 Giving USA Report – “Mid-June is always an important time every year when the Giving USA Report comes out. Giving USA is researched and written by the widely respected Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy.”

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Have Foundations Recovered From the Great Recession? – “According to a preview of the forthcoming edition of Key Facts on U.S. Foundations, estimated foundation giving reached nearly $55 billion last year, a record. That was close to $8 billion more than in 2008 — the peak year for foundation giving before the economic downturn. Even after adjusting for inflation, the country’s independent, corporate, community, and operating foundations gave $3.5 billion more in 2013 than they did in 2008. All good, right?”

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New from the experts at Bloomerang:

[Webinar] Mobile Impact 101: Taking Your Cause Mobile

Darian Rodriguez Heyman will give you a quick, effective, and practical primer on all aspects of mobile for good: its applications for nonprofits; how to effectively launch your mobile presence; and tips and tools for implementation.

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4 Reasons To Involve Your Board In Choosing Donor Software

Most nonprofits rarely, if ever, utilize or even think about the role a portion or all of their board should have in selecting this key strategic tool for their organization. Such an important tool should never be an afterthought or merely a budget line item. Why?

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Why I’m Working With Bloomerang

Kivi Leroux Miller explains why she’s joining the Bloomerang team.

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We hope this monthly collection of nonprofit thought-leadership provides value to you and your organization!

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