Wrap Up

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

Phone Calls to Donors = Highly Profitable Fundraising – “Are you afraid of the phone? It can be scary to pick up the phone to call a donor or a potential donor! Especially when it’s so much easier to keep your polite distance and send a letter or an email solicitation.But stop a minute and think about your donors:”
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18 Habits Every Fundraiser Should Have By Their First 6 Months On The Job – “What’s one thing you could do, each week, each day, or each month to be more effective in your role, whether you’re just starting out or you have 10 years of experience?”
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5 Steps to Effectively Onboarding New Board Members – “If you want to maximize your opportunity to onboard a new board member, here are five important steps to consider:”
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Are You Practicing “Restorative Fundraising”? – “Human beings are happier, more cooperative and productive, and more likely to make positive changes in their behavior when those in positions of authority do things with them, rather than to them or for them.”
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New from the experts at Bloomerang:

[WEBINAR] From Resistant to Resourceful: A Collaborative Approach to Engaging Your Board in Fundraising

In this presentation, Kirsten Bullock, CFRE, MBA will explore what you’ll need to know to build a collaborative approach to getting board members more engaged in fundraising – regardless of what your official role is.
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Should the Pareto Principle Apply to Fundraising?

This principle – that 80% of effects will come from 20% of the causes – seems to apply perfectly to the dilemma faced by most small-to-medium-sized nonprofits in regards to fundraising.
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[INFOGRAPHIC] A Step-by-Step Guide to Year-End Giving

We’ve teamed up with our friends from Pursuant to create a step-by-step guide to year-end giving. Share this resource and keep it handy as you plan your fourth quarter campaigns:
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Happy November!

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.