June 2015 eNewsletter Articles
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June 2015 eNewsletter Articles

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

Fundraising: Whose Responsibility Is It Anyway?

What is the difference between an organization that has successfully implemented a culture of philanthropy and one that continually struggles to find fundraising success?

JCamp 180 Director Mark Gold and Mentor Dan Kirsch review recent articles that remind us that one person doesn't make fundraising success; it requires a team...and strong relationships with the entire community.

>> Fundraising: Whose Responsibility Is It Anyway?

Looking for more about the importance of all camp leadership getting involved in fundraising?

>> Check out our article about how Leaders are Essential to Creating A Culture of Philanthropy


Governance: Key Questions for Recruiting Your Campaign Committee

The success of any campaign is directly related to the commitment of the campaign committee and the members' determination to implement an effective fundraising plan. So how can you build the strongest committee? This article in eJewishPhilanthropy provides tips that can be helpful for recruiting people to ANY committee at your camp.

>> Key Questions for Recruiting Your Campaign Committee

Looking for information about the makeup and responsibilities of various Committees?

>> Check out this detailed handout about Board Committees


Strategy, Planning & Change: JData Revealed: Same, Changed, New-Three Takes on Jewish Overnight Camps

Did you see the recent article from JData's Amy Sales about data submitted by camps to JData..and the trends they are revealing?

Read this article and be sure your Board and staff are using your camp's data (and comparison data from JData) to better understand your camp's successes...and where you can improve.

>> JData Revealed: Same, Changed, New-Three Takes on Jewish Overnight Camps

Want more ways to use data to improve your camp?

>> Check out this Webinar about Using Data to Inform Decisions


Technology & Outreach: There are Major Donor Prospects in Your Camp's Database. Really.

"There is no one in our Camp's community who is wealthy."

Does this sound familiar? We hear this from well-meaning camp staff and board members all the time. Well, it's simply not true. JCamp 180 Technology Program Manager Kevin Martone and Mentor Julia Riseman debunk this commonly heard complaint with real data gathered from the Data2Donors program.

 >> There are Major Donor Prospects in Your Camp's Database. Really.

Want to learn other ways to leverage technology/data to improve your fundraising? 

>> Check out our article "Leverage Technology to Optimize Your Year-End Appeal"