Sunday, August 11, 2013

Put Some Shine On Your Nonprofit For the Coming New Year - Helpful Tools to Improve Next Year's Organizational Outcomes, Savings, and Successful Fundraising...

As we are approaching the end of the calendar year many nonprofit organizations are also at or about to reach the end of their fiscal year.  This is a great time to be certain proactive plans are in place for all aspects of the coming year's operations (from volunteer management to fundraising to programs and so on).

Here are some resources that may be very helpful for you to consider for your organization's fundraising success in 2014 and further:

A List of Specific Fundraising Methods Particularly Helpful At the End of the Calendar Year

How Your Nonprofit's Fundraising Can Be Successful In the Coming Year

Specific to Grant Writing:

What Are Grant Donors Looking For & Funding Today?

How Do We Afford Grant Writing?

To Improve Your Organization's Fundraising Success From Individuals, Specifically:

September Is Boom Time for Donors, Google Says

 What Motivates Giving?

How To Increase the Number of New Donors

You, Too, Can Raise Major Donations and Here's Some Help...

Getting Major Donors To Contribute Large Regular Donations Can Stabilize Cash Flow

How Nonprofits Will Save More and Raise More: Or, How To Conduct Donor and Donations Analysis

What the Nonprofit Annual Report Is, Why It Is Necessary, But More Importantly - How It Can Be Powerful In Increasing A Nonprofit's Fundraising, Volunteers, Public Relations, and Marketing Results

For the Organization's Oversight and Leadership:

What A Nonprofit Can Do To Recruit Board Members That Are the Best Possible Leaders For Its Specific Organization and How Board Recruitment Generally Works

Nonprofit Self Evaluation Leads To Efficient, Economically Trim, Effective, Increased & Successful Fundraising and More

Why Successes Or Having An Accomplished Track Record Is Important For Any Nonprofit To Be Able To Raise Funds

What A Development Or Fundraising Plan Is and How and Why It's Invaluable To An Efficient and Effective Organization

Nominations Called for Scientists Early In Their Career Who Have Successfully Engaged a Non-Scientific Public Audience

From The Foundation Center...

[If you are interested in this award opportunity, click "Link to Complete RFP" at the bottom of this blog post for more information].

"Deadline: October 15, 2013

"American Association for the Advancement of Science Early Career Award for Public Engagement with Science

"The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) has issued a call for nominations for the AAAS Early Career Award for Public Engagement with Science. Established in 2010, the award recognizes early-career scientists and engineers who demonstrate excellence in fostering greater public engagement with science.

"Nominees will have conducted science activities with a focus on interactive dialogue between themselves and a non-scientific, public audience. Types of public engagement activities might include informal science education, public outreach, public policy, and/or science communication activities such as mass media, public dialogue, radio, TV and film, science café, science exhibit, science fair, and social and online media.

"The award offers a cash prize of $5,000, a commemorative plaque, complimentary registration to the AAAS annual meeting, and reimbursement for reasonable hotel and travel expenses to the meeting to receive the prize.

"To be eligible, nominees must be early-career scientists or engineers in academia, government, or industry actively conducting research in any scientific discipline (including social sciences and medicine). During the award year, AAAS will expect the recipient to continue participating in public engagement with science activities and initiatives.

"Visit the AAAS Web site for complete program guidelines, eligibility requirements, and nomination procedures."