June’s Best of the Blogs

It’s June. Happy Summer Solstice social justice fundraisers!

Here is this month’s round-up of articles we hope you find helpful and thought –provoking. 


“What to Do When Donors Say ‘No’ or ‘I’m Not Sure'” 

by Carol Weisman

This article gives specific quotes that you can use in the event that a donor says “I’m not sure,” “no,” is not the ultimate decision-maker, or expresses that they have had a negative experience with your organization.  It focus’ is on turning these answers into opportunities for information-gathering, learning, and, possibly, repair.  


Making Your Communications Feel More Current

by Kivi Leroux Miller 

Seven quick and easy-to-implement tips for timely communications


Are You a Wreck? — The Six-Month Check Up — Second in a Two-Part Series

by Richard Perry and Jeff Schreifels

This is a short article of five recommendations that support fundraisers self-care.


Why Online Fundraising  and Monthly Giving Matters?

This cool info-graphic depicts some of the key findings about online fundraising. Published from 2013 eBenchmarks Study by NTEN and M+R earlier this year.


Are there articles you’ve read recently that should be included or you would like to share? Email jennnifer[at]grassrootsfundraising[dot]org . As always please comment, share with other fundraisers.