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Blog Discusses LGBTQ Youth and Law Enforcement Responses

Posted by Julia Kurtz on Feb 11, 2016 11:21:44 AM

This just in from our friends at the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention:

The OJP Diagnostic Center has posted a blog from Dr. Meredith Dank of the Urban Institute discussing the OJJDP-funded report “Locked In: Interactions with the Criminal Justice and Child Welfare Systems for LGBTQ Youth, YMSM, and YWSW Who Engage in Survival Sex.”

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Topics: Social Services Industry News, Child Welfare, Juvenile Justice, Special Reports, Government

The Key to a Successful Nonprofit Fundraiser

Posted by Julia Kurtz on Feb 4, 2016 4:49:05 PM

So, you’re planning a fundraiser for your nonprofit.

The cause? Check. The enthusiasm? Check. The planning……….

The key to a successful nonprofit fundraiser: proper planning. If you're not familiar with planning events, you might need some help deciding where or how to start. I would say no matter how big or small the event you should start planning AT LEAST 6 months, if not a year out from the event. 

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Topics: Social Services Industry News, Fundraising Ideas, FAMCare Tips and Tools

Effective Fundraising with Little Effort

Posted by Julia Kurtz on Jan 14, 2016 4:22:44 PM

One of the most important aspects of running a nonprofit is fundraising. Without donors, how would your agency survive?

It’s important that you are excited about fundraising, that your agency is excited about fundraising, and especially that your target donors are excited about fundraising. When your agency is small, it’s hard to grab everyone’s attention because people tend to focus their attention on the big charities that they’re familiar with.

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Topics: Social Services Industry News, Fundraising Ideas, FAMCare Tips and Tools

2015 in Review: FAMCare's Top Downloadable Resources

Posted by Julia Kurtz on Dec 31, 2015 1:45:51 PM

As 2015 comes to an end, we've taken the time to reflect on the ups, downs and things we've learned along the way. We can only hope that we've helped you have a successful 2015 - and we look forward to serving you in 2016.

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Topics: Special Reports, FAMCare Tips and Tools

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