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Open Invitation to Respond to 2013 Nonprofit Fundraising Survey

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The Nonprofit Research Collaborative is calling for responses to its 2013 Nonprofit Fundraising Survey

According to the Nonprofit Research Collaborative's website, the group studies charitable fundraising at nonprofit organizations and the factors that drive success and growth. As a collaborative effort, it aims to reduce the survey burden on charities by combining our originally separate studies to send fewer requests for survey participation.

What should I know about Donor-Advised Funds?

What is a donor-advised fund (DAF)?
According to the IRS, a donor-advised fund is an account of contributions made by individual donors but maintained and operated by a sponsoring 501(c)(3) organization. Once the donor makes a contribution, the sponsoring organization has legal control over it, but the donor retains advisory privileges with respect to the distribution of funds and the investment of assets in the account.

What's Your "Asking" Style? Free Online Chat with Fundraising Experts

Wednesday, July 24, 2013 
11:00 am - 12:00 pm  Central Time
REGISTER

The Foundation Center presents "What's Your Asking Style?" A free online chat with professional fundraisers.

Free Webinar: Tap the Power of Crowd-Contributing

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Tap the Power of Crowd-Contributing to Leverage Peer Networks for Fundraising, Millennial Engagement and Increase Donor Acquisition!*

Wednesday, May 15th, 2013

Presented by:
John Clese, Director of Product Marketing, Avectra
Donna Wilkins, CEO, CharityDynamics

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM CT

UnderDeveloped: A National Study of Challenges Facing Nonprofit Fundraising

"A new national study reveals that many nonprofit organizations are stuck in a vicious cycle that threatens their ability to raise the resources they need to succeed.  A joint project of CompassPoint and the Evelyn and Walter Haas, Jr. Fund, this first-ever study found high levels of turnover and lengthy vacancies in development director positions throughout the sector, as well as deeper organizational issues, including the absence of basic fundraising systems and a lack of shared responsibility for fund development among key board and staff leaders at many organizations. "

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