February 2016 eNewsletter Articles
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February 2016 eNewsletter Articles

Here you'll find the articles we recommend in our eNewsletter in Fundraising; Governance; Strategy, Planning, & Change; and Technology & Outreach.

Fundraising: Successful Camp Visits for Donors and Prospects

Has your camp begun planning for camp visits for donors and prospects? ringing prospects and donors to camp can be a powerful way to build and foster relationships. But they require lots of preparation to make them successful. This "classic" (see how many times you can spot our old logo!) Webinar from Natasha Dresner is full of helpful tips for providing memorable experiences for your donors and prospects who visit this summer.

>> Successful Camp Visits for Donors and Prospects

Looking for more ways to engage your donors and prospects during the summer?

>> Check out our article about the benefits of asking Major Donors to Volunteer!


Governance: BoardSource Resources Now Available in the Knowledge Center

BoardSource.org -  the premier resource for practical information, tools, and training for board members and chief executives of nonprofit organizations worldwide- has provided a set of useful resources that we can share in our Knowledge Center. To find them, click on the link below and scroll to the bottom of the page.

>> BoardSource Resources Now Available in the Knowledge Center

Looking for another great resource from an external source?

>> Check out Jan Masaoka's article on Ten Ways to Invigorate Board Meetings


Strategy, Planning & Change: Knowledge Center Knockout!

What is the MOST useful resource on the JCamp 180 Knowledge Center? Which of our most-viewed resources will remain after 4 rounds of grueling head-to-head competition?

In honor of March Madness, we ask for your help in determining the 2016 Knowledge Center Knockout champion. We've selected 16 of our most popular resources and will need you to vote on Social Media throughout March to help determine the most useful resource in our Knowledge Center. Click the link below to find the list of articles that will be competing, but check out Facebook and Twitter during March to help us crown the winner!

>> Knowledge Center Knockout!

Looking for even MORE useful resources?

>> Head to the Knowledge Center Homepage!


Technology & Outreach: Social Media Changes You Should Know About

Social Media is always changing - that you can count on. Recently there have been some especially important changes (or announced changes) that may be particularly relevant to nonprofits. JCamp 180 Technology Program Manager Kevin Martone discusses a few of them (on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter) and what they might mean for your organization.

 >> Social Media Changes You Should Know About

Looking for more information about social media channels?

>> Check out the "101" articles on the Social Media page of the Knowledge Center