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How to Segment Donors

Posted by George Ritacco on Aug 2, 2017 9:22:05 AM

This week's fundraising tip video is in from the team at Movie Monday's.  Enjoy!

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Topics: Fundraising Ideas

Saying Thank You to Donors

Posted by George Ritacco on Jul 24, 2017 8:10:07 AM

This weeks Movie Mondays Fundraising video tip is here.  

Is it hard to get your board members to say “Thank You” to donors?

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Topics: Fundraising Ideas

7 Crucial Storytelling Tips to Improve Your Fundraising

Posted by George Ritacco on Jul 17, 2017 9:32:52 AM

This week's Movie Monday's Fundraising Tips are in!  Check it out!

You are losing donations.

If you write appeal letters, fundraising newsletters, or other donor communications, this video is a MUST for you to see. With these seven tips, you'll quickly plug some of the holes in your fundraising efforts.

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Topics: Fundraising Ideas

New Accounting Rules for Nonprofits

Posted by George Ritacco on Jul 6, 2017 9:00:00 AM

The Financial Accounting Standards Board is about to issue its first upgrade in nonprofit reporting requirements since 1993.

The FAMCare blog has followed the development of these new reporting guidelines as the information came out of the FASB, and now we can report that they have been finalized. Accounting terminology and reasoning can often be arcane for nonprofit management who prefer to think more in terms of “mission” and “service”, so here is a brief summary that hopefully will make it a little easier to absorb the accounting lingo and logic.

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Topics: Fundraising Ideas, Nonpropfit Accounting

Fun, Sun and Donor Fun

Posted by George Ritacco on Jul 5, 2017 11:40:53 AM

Here’s a fun video for you from our friends at Movie Mondays. 

In today’s episode, Shanon Doolittle takes you on a summer vacation in search of inspiration for gratitude cards and other donor tips and fundraising tips. She gives you three ideas for fun and unique cards to send to your donors this summer.

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Topics: Fundraising Ideas

Handling Fundraising Stress

Posted by George Ritacco on Jun 5, 2017 3:12:32 PM

Our latest video post from the team at Movie Mondays is up - it's an oldie but goodie and thought you'd enjoy!

As the summer starts to get under way, I thought I'd share the very first episode of Movie Mondays with you.

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Topics: Fundraising Ideas, Nonprofit General

A Training Exercise for Board Members

Posted by George Ritacco on May 31, 2017 5:00:00 PM

 

This weeks Movie Monday's Fundraising Video is out!  I've shared it below - enjoy!

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Topics: Fundraising Ideas, Nonprofit General

Engaging Board Members in Authentic Leadership

Posted by George Ritacco on May 22, 2017 3:59:10 PM

Are leaders more engaged by default?  Do you wish your board members were more engaged and committed?

It's Monday and we're glad to present another installment of Movie Monday's fundraising...

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Topics: Fundraising Ideas

Using facebook to engage more people and raise money

Posted by George Ritacco on May 15, 2017 10:31:19 AM

Monday mornings are great with Movie Mondays fundraising video tips.  Check out the latest here:

How do you use facebook to attract more donors and raise money?

In today’s video, John Haydon gives you a simple technique that works like a charm on facebook. He helped a client double their friends and raise more money in the process.

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Topics: Fundraising Ideas

What Makes Up a Good Board of Directors?

Posted by George Ritacco on May 8, 2017 8:45:47 AM

This week's Movie Mondays fundraising tip is in!  I've shared it below - enjoy!

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Topics: Fundraising Ideas

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