July 2015 eNewsletter Articles
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July 2015 eNewsletter Articles

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

Fundraising: What Should Jewish Fundraisers Read?

Are you new to Jewish Camp Fundraising? Not sure where to go to learn best practices and keep your skills fresh?

Here is a list of the "must read" online resources for anyone involved in fundraising, compiled by JCamp 180 Mentors.

>> What Should Jewish Fundraisers Read?

Looking for more reading recommendations?

>> Check out our list of our recommended Technology and Communications Resources


Governance: Training Board Members as Brand Champions on Social and Beyond

Board Members are a camp's most passionate supporters. So how can Board Members leverage this passion on social channels and beyond to champion camp? This article on Beth Kanter's blog shows how Rachel Calderon trained Board Members at the Central Florida Foundation to become more active brand champions online and off.

>> Training Board Members as Brand Champions on Social and Beyond

Looking for more ways to help your loyal Board Members be successful?

>> Check out this article about how to help your Board Members make better decisions


Strategy, Planning & Change: Are You Avoiding An "Own Goal?"

In the recent Women's World Cup, England's dreams of reaching the Championship were dashed when one of their own players kicked the ball into their own net - they lost in the final minutes on this "own goal."

If we think of an "own goal" as any activity we do that could keep us from attaining our goals, is YOUR organization currently "scoring" any "own goals?" Read on for some possible "own goals" your organization should be avoiding. 

>> Are You Avoiding An "Own Goal?"

Looking for more activities/habits to avoid?

>> Check out this article about 18 common fundraising mistakes


Technology & Outreach: 6 Stories to Collect this Summer for Donors

Summer. It's your camp's opportunity to gather incredible stories to delight and inspire your donors. But another summer is nearly over. Have you collected photos, videos, and stories to use the rest of the year to engage your donors? If not, collect them now! Get started with these 6 story ideas EVERY camp can find this summer.

 >> 6 Stories to Collect this Summer for Donors

Want more tips about collecting and sharing great stories? 

>> Check out our article about writing great alumni profiles