This is Bruce Almighty. This sweet cat was found in Regina, SK, Canada in March, with his legs and paws bound in electrical tape. The good folks at the Regina Humane Society began caring for Bruce right away, but his care would be extensive, and costly. Director of Development Karen Mercier quickly went to work on… Continue reading Mission Mondays: Crowdfunding saves a cat
Photo courtesy Amy Ragan It's not a typical day at work when the circus shows up, but it was a special occurrence for employees and volunteers of the Houston Food Bank earlier this week. HFB Chief Development Officer Amy Ragan tells us about this fabulous instance of philanthropy: "Ringling Bros and Barnum and Bailey Circus has a… Continue reading Fabulous Fridays: A little clowning around helps the Houston Food Bank
Ah summer...it's so tempting to just kick back and take it easy on the fundraising front. But especially in educational fundraising, summer can be a great time to get organized and build strategies for success in the coming year. Today was one of those days! I met with the chair of our Stewardship Committee to… Continue reading Thankful Thursdays: Summertime Stewardship
Much good happens every day in the nonprofit world. And we want to hear about it! Fundraisers, we'd like to hear your success stories...big and small. By passing on the positive energy, we all benefit. To help the process along, we'll focus on different themes for different days of the week. Note: this does NOT mean… Continue reading Share your fablanthropy!
The CFRE annual report not only lists information about certificant pass rates for the year, and the operations of the certifying body...but also the list of ALL current CFREs internationally? Great resource if you want to know who's certified 🙂
fundraisergrrl: From Slack to Act! Converting Clicks to Cash in 3 Steps Free webinar, July 29th at 1:00PM EST Ice bucket challenges, hashtag activism, and ribbons for profile pictures are great, but how do you turn all that digital engagement into real world action and donations? In this webinar we’ll talk about turning “Likes” into… Continue reading FREE WEBINAR!!
Great advice, no matter the profession, but especially for us fundraisers!8 ways fundraising managers can achieve work-life balance