More Tools and Resources
Knowledge Center

More Tools and Resources

Below are some additional fundraising resources.

Making the Case for Funding Jewish Camp (ARTICLE)
The Jewish Funders Network developed this detailed Greenbook to make the case for supporting Jewish Camp.
Giving Tuesday - Is it Worth the Effort? (ARTICLE)
We wondered if #GivingTuesday was worth the effort for Nonprofit Jewish Camps. So we surveyed the camps who took part in the campaign in 2016. Here are our findings and conclusions.
How Camp Ramah in the Poconos Hit a Homerun on #GivingTuesday (ARTICLE)
Missy Stein from Camp Ramah in the Poconos shares lessons learned from their successful 2016 #GivingTuesday Campaign.
Development Associate Job Description (DOC) 
A sample job description for a full-time Development Associate.
Registering Your Nonprofit With Each State Where You "Solicit" Funds (ARTICLE)
Information about Form 990 and non-profit organizations requirements for registering in each state where you "solicit" funds.
Leveraging Your Donor Database for Legacy Gifts…and More (ARTICLE)
Article from Kevin Martone, JCamp 180.
Annual Report of Philanthropy for 2009 - Giving USA (PDF)
contributed by Clay Ballantine, Chief Advancement Officer, Hampshire College.
50 ways Board Members can raise $500 (PDF)
PDF from the "Board Development Series" about how your board members help raise money.
"The Artful Journey" by William Sturtevant
This book about Major Gifts fundraising and the "Moves Management" concept includes systems thinking, marketing, sales tactics and development director management tools.
Who Wouldn't Want a Camp-Branded Credit Card? (ARTICLE)
Have you considered a branded credit card for your organization?
Fundraising Bibliography and Resources: 2010 (DOC)
This six page list includes books and websites including sections on: non profits, prospect research grants, search engings, wealth identifiers and sites to get great photos.
Don't Kick a Gift Horse in the Mouth (ARTICLE)
Have you considered an Amazon Wish List to help your camp receive in-kind donations? Find out how URJ Henry S. Jacobs Camp has successfully leveraged this tool.
A Fundraiser's One Week Spring Challenge! (ARTICLE)
Setting aside just one week can help you tune-up your fundraising database and keep your donor prospect list current.
Fundraising Abundance
Article by JCamp 180 Mentor Laurie Herrick in
Online Event Registration Options (ARTICLE)
This article offers seven point criteria for even registration.
Camp Works: The Long-Term Impact of Jewish Overnight Camp (PDF)
Connected to Give: Key Findings in a National Study of American Jewish Giving (PDF)
Snapshot of Today's Philanthropic Landscape (PDF)
Women in Development
Compiled by Women in Development of Greater Boston, the web sites listed through the following links provide a variety of resources and information of interest to development professionals and the nonprofit and philanthropic community.