Monthly Archives: February 2012

Nonprofit Donor Marketing

Become a student To shift the culture of your ministry organization and inspire everyone to embrace development — so that every staff member, in effect, becomes a “field rep” for the ministry — you must become a student. When a … Continue reading

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Sheila Walsh on Focus on the Family

Sheila transparently and boldly addresses her depression in a 2 part interview… http://www.focusonthefamily.com/popups/media_player.aspx?MediaId={47513F50-54BD-4E02-A2EC-ADB51867968E}  

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Oscars 2012 Winners

http://thehappiestcow.wordpress.com/2012/02/27/oscars-2012-winners/

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Andre Agassi farewell address at 2006 US Open

An inspiring speech to the US Open tennis fans…. The scoreboard said I lost today, but what the scoreboard doesn’t say is what it is I have found. And over the last 21 years, I have found loyalty: You have … Continue reading

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Nonprofit Fundraising Principles

Not all successful fundraisers started out as instant successes. Just ask Andrea McManus. McManus, president of the Development Group, wrote in “Nonprofit Management 101” that she made a lot of big mistakes when she first got into fundraising. She didn’t … Continue reading

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Chardon High School Shooting News: Tweets From Students

One student is dead—and four wounded—after a fellow student opened fire at an Ohio school. Brian Ries compiles tweets from the students who witnessed the horrific scene.   Tweets from within the walls… http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2012/02/27/chardon-high-school-shooting-news-tweets-from-students.html  

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Nonprofits oppose Obama Plan on Limiting Charity Tax Deductions

By Lisa Chiu President Obama renewed his call to limit charitable deductions for the fifth time in his presidency Monday, seeking again to limit the percentage of income that wealthy donors can write off for gifts to charity and other … Continue reading

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