Wrap Up

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

Psychology Secrets Every Fundraiser Should Know – “A Princeton study found that asking people if they hypothetically would be willing to volunteer before asking them to volunteer dramatically increased the number of people willing to volunteer.”
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Are You Throwing Away Planned Gift Opportunities? – “Here are some questions to help you determine if your organization is getting its appropriate share of the Charitable Bequest pie:”
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Millennials Are Actually More Generous Than Anybody Realizes – “That’s according to the latest Millennial Impact Report, one of a series by the research group Achieve and sponsored by the Case Foundation, looking at what charitable causes millennials support and what influences this generation to give away their time and money.”
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Philanthropy Surges 5.4% to Record $358 Billion, Says ‘Giving USA’ – “Charitable giving rose 5.4 percent last year to a record $358.4 billion, according to estimates released today by “Giving USA,” the annual snapshot of American philanthropy.”
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New from the experts at Bloomerang:

The 2015 $5 Donor Communications Experiment

We made a $5 donation to 50 random Chicago-area nonprofits. This is how they followed up:
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[FREE WEBINAR] Create and Run Your First Really Big Fundraising Campaign

Sandy Rees, CFRE will show you exactly what to do to create and run your first really big fundraising campaign. You’ll learn how to plan the campaign, the tools and materials you’ll need, and how to find the best people to ask for a gift. You’ll leave feeling hopeful and more confident about raising big money.
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Happy fundraising!

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.