July-August 2017, Vol. 36 No. 4

If You Build It They Will Come: Creating a Culture of Fundraising

Does creating a culture of fundraising seem like an insurmountable task at your organization? Beth Rayfield shows us how we can overcome challenges and get on the path towards greater financial sustainability.

When #FactsMatter: Lessons on Visualizing Data from Define American

John Won guides us through questions to consider when using data to communicate impact and shift the hearts and minds of our audiences.

A Case for Social Enterprise

Nonprofits are increasingly turning to social enterprise as a way to diversify income streams. Building off their workshop at the 2016 Money for Our Movements conference, Julie Voyles and Sonya Ulibarri share how social enterprise can increase revenue while advancing our social justice missions.

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Creating a Culture of Fundraising by Stephanie Roth

Translating Training to Culture Change: Two Case Studies by Priscilla Hung & Steve Lew

Developing Member Leaders: The FIERCE Model

Shifting Your Organization’s Fundraising Mindset by Karen Topakian

Infographics for Outreach, Advocacy & Fundraising by Kyle Andrei & Chris Bernard

Creating Effective Annual Reports by Zach Hochstadt & Jennie Winton

Telling Your Story With Data by John Won

Sliding Scale: Why, How, and Sorting Out Who by Hadassah Damien

Organizational Assessment: Developing an Earned Income Strategy that Works for You by Andy Robinson

The Curriculum Mixtape: Raising Funds while Supporting Youth Movement Building by Dakarai Carter

GFJ Editorial Board Member Randall Quan on how the Journal has helped the groups he works with.

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“Understanding Donor Motivations (Including Your Own!): A Training Exercise” by Uma Rao (Mar-Apr 2013, v32 n3)

“Strategic Communications for Year-Round Donor Engagement” by Joleen Ong (Sep-Oct 2014, v33 n5)

“Building Good Relationships with Donors Starts with You” by Kim Klein & Jean McCord (Mar-Apr 2007, v26 n2)

“Mom Was Right… Write That Thank-You Note!” by Nancy Otto (Jan-Feb 2007, v26, n1)

“More Money in the Mailbox: 11 Tips for Improving Your Mailings” by Andy Robinson (Nov-Dec 2005, v24 n6)

“What Have You Done for Me Lately? Building Healthy Relationships with eNewsletters” by Nzinga Koné-Miller (Mar-Apr 2012, v31 n2)

“Fundraising Appeal Makeover” by Nicole Hsiang (Jan-Feb 2010, v29, n1)

“Four Essential Tips to Motivate Individual Donors” by Mara Perez (Sep-Oct 2011, v30 n5)

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