April 2015 eNewsletter Articles
Here you'll find the articles we recommend in our eNewsletter in Fundraising; Governance; Strategy, Planning, & Change; and Technology & Outreach.
Fundraising: Reflections on "How Scarcity Thinking Holds Nonprofits Back" and How You Can Create a Culture of Philanthropy at Your Camp
Does your camp have a fixed or growth mindset? Is your camp focused on scarcity, or has it embraced a culture of abundance? Mentor Laurie Herrick considers an article from the Social Velocity website on these topics and how it can help your camp embrace a culture of philanthropy.
>> Reflections on "How Scarcity Thinking Holds Nonprofits Back" and How You Can Create a Culture of Philanthropy at Your Camp
Looking for more ways to create a culture of philanthropy at your camp?
>> Check out our article about how leaders are essential to creating a culture of philanthropy
Governance: How Can Board Members Help During Camp?
It's hard to believe - especially for those of us in the Northeast United States who have struggled through a long, hard winter - but camp is just around the corner! Now is the time for Board members to think about how they can help now and throughout the summer.
>> Board's Role During Camp (reprinted from previous eNewsletter)
Looking for more information about the Board's Role and Responsibilities?
>> Check out the Board Role and Responsibilities section of our Knowledge Center…
Strategy, Planning & Change: Is Your Top Professional Salary Fair and Justifiable?
If you are a top paid professional at your camp, don't you want to know if your compensation is fair? And if you are a board member at that camp, shouldn't you know if it is fair, too?
JData recently released their most recent Nonprofit Overnight Jewish Camp Top Professional Salary Report. JCamp 180 Mentor Natasha Dresner used this opportunity to discuss why Boards need to consider the salary and compensation of their most senior professionals.
>> Is Your Top Professional Salary Fair and Justifiable?
Want to better understand how top professionals at Nonprofit Jewish overnight camp are paid?
>> Read the Nonprofit Jewish Overnight Night Top Management Salary Report from JData
Technology & Outreach: Before You Start Peer-to-Peer Fundraising…Follow These Five Steps To Success!
Peer-to-Peer (P2P) Fundraising puts online fundraising tools into the hands of your supporters - allowing them to create a personal page, set a fundraising goal, and ask their friends and family members to donate to their favorite cause - yours! It can be very tempting to jump on the bandwagon and get started with any one of the many available P2P online tools...but is your camp prepared to run an effective campaign? Maureen Wallbeoff from Firefly Partners discusses how you can decide if your camp is ready to take on a P2P campaign.
>> Before You Start Peer-to-Peer Fundraising…Follow These Five Steps To Success!
Want to find out if your camp is ready to take on a P2P Fundraising Campaign?
>> Answer these 7 short questions to determine if your camp is ready for a P2P Fundraising Campaign