Board Source offers a FREE simple tool that is designed to help organizations with the committee selection process. Although it focuses on the five most common board committees, the strategies can easily be applied to all types of committees.
I've compiled five great tips into this easy-to-read document, which includes a list of my favorite resources for finding institutional funders (e.g., foundations, corporations and government agencies).
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Effectiveness of Personal Outreach to Donors
This brief article reinforces the importance of connecting with your donors. A Bloomerang study revealed significant year-over-year increases in revenue for agencies that reached out to donors personally compared to those who didn’t. Of particular note is that reaching out by telephone was almost as effective as an in-person interaction!