Does your organization care whether it’s supporters are alive or not? The way you handle your data in your communication with donors is not a “tech” issue. It’s vital to your relationship. Vital–literally, as in life or death. My friend Rosie just wrote an angry note to the university her son attends:
This week, #fundchat will be hosted from the annual Blackbaud users’ conference, being held in Nashville. Also, follow @fundchat on Twitter for a live stream of insights, advice, and quips from the conference. You can also keep tabs on all of the conference happenings by following the hashtags #BBCon2014 and #BBCon. There are plenty of… Read More »
This week, #fundchat launched a Tumblr. No, no, no…it’s not a replacement for the fundchat.org website! All of the great resources and details of upcoming chats will continue to live here. Starting today, we are going to start sharing tidbits of #fundchat that you can easily access on your smartphone or using a plain ‘ol… Read More »
As I was doing some research for next week’s #fundchat on “Slacktivism,” I came across this infographic about the future of social activism. According to the data, young people are actually more engaged in social causes than their predecessors. This flies in the face of today’s conventional wisdom that Millennials are “slacktivists” and not real activists.
Another week, another installment of infographics that make you go, “Huh.” If you are trying to reach donors and supporters on social platforms, one of the most-debated questions is, “What time of day should we post?” Thankfully, the good folks at SumAll have analyzed the data for us: Check out some commentary on this info… Read More »
Here in Canada, many of us have probably seen a friend on Facebook or Twitter take off all their makeup and post a picture to “raise awareness of cancer.” What you may not know is that the idea started in the UK, and was nothing to do with cancer. In fact, a writer in the… Read More »
Legend is, if you catch a Leprechaun he has to give you all the gold you request. That’s why Leprechauns are careful to make you think that they have just one pot of gold. Leprechauns actually have vast storehouses of gold, according to Martin Nelson Burton, author of, Dear Mr. Leprechaun: Letters from My First… Read More »