Friday Update: Trout, Stories and Online Gifts 7-17-2015

Friday-Fundraising-UpdateThe Friday Fundraising Update collects fundraising industry insights and success stories and delivers them to you each Friday from Ruffalo Noel Levitz.


What color is your trout?

F. Duke Haddad writes a great post for NonProfitPro about how to stand out as a nonprofit organization when thousands of other charities are soliciting your donors.

nonprofitproShould Fundraisers be storytellers?

Jenny Ramage at CharityChoice talks about the power of letting those impacted by your support share what it meant to them: “Perhaps the role of the fundraiser isn’t to tell the beneficiary’s story, but to facilitate the telling of it,” she says. Check it out.

charitychoiceOnline Giving: Double Digit Growth

The Blackbaud Index reported that overall charitable giving to nonprofits increased 1.3% and online giving increased 13.2% for the three months ending May 2015 as compared to the same period in 2014. Peruse the graphs and other great comparison information at the Index.





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