March 2017 eNewsletter Articles
Here you'll find the articles we recommend in our eNewsletter in Fundraising; Governance; Strategy, Planning, & Change; and Technology & Outreach.
Fundraising: Giving Tuesday - Is it Worth the Effort?
Not too long ago, we asked if Giving Tuesday is worth the effort for Nonprofit Jewish Camps. Thanks to all the camps who responded to our survey!
So...what did we learn? Read on to find out about the experiences of your peers on #givingtuesday.
>> Giving Tuesday - Is it Worth the Effort?
Looking for more discussion about camps and #givingtuesday?
>> Check out this case study of Camp Ramah in the Poconos and their successful 2016 campaign
Governance: Board's Role During Camp
It may be hard to believe, but summer is right around the corner! This is the time to plan for a successful summer. As a Board member you know to leave the day-to-day operations of camp to the professionals. But there are some very specific, important, and hands-on things you can do during the summer that will make a difference. Read this article for 10 ideas to get you started.
>> Board's Role During Camp
Looking for more ways Board Members can help camp?
>> Check out the open letter to new Board members of Jewish Summer Camps
Strategy, Planning & Change: The Condensed Guide to Running Meetings
This article from Harvard Business Review tackles the conventional wisdom regarding meetings...and how to make them better. Could your meetings be more productive?
>> The Condensed Guide to Running Meetings
Looking for more ideas to help improve your meetings?
>> Check out these 10 quick ways to invigorate Board meetings
Technology & Outreach: Should Your Nonprofit use Snapchat?
Is your camp using Snapchat? This article from John Haydon tells you what is important to consider to decide if Snapchat is right for your organization. It also provides a good description of how one nonprofit (DoSomething.org) used it effectively.
>> Should Your Nonprofit use Snapchat?
Looking for more help with social media?
>> Check out the Social Media section of our Knowledge Center