It’s a little chilly out there, so let’s make some hot mixed links, shall we?
For those who truly know what “chilly” is, Convio put out a report on The Next Generation of Canadian Giving. It found some interesting comparisons to American donors, such as more Canadians give as part of a monthly giving program, but Americans are more likely to give using their mobile phones.
There’s more tagline goodness from Nancy Schwartz . . . a whole searchable database full. You can register for her new Tagline Database where you’ll find great information and tips on creating a great tagline for your organization. You will also get a copy of her 2011 Nonprofit Tagline Report when you register.
The Nonprofit Research Collaborative (NRC) released its first report “The Nonprofit Fundraising Survey: November 2010.” The NRC includes six organizations that serve the nonprofit sector: the Association of Fundraising Professionals, Blackbaud, the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University, the Foundation Center, GuideStar USA Inc., and the Urban Institute’s National Center for Charitable Statistics. The report finds that things are looking up, but increased demand on nonprofits are stretching budgets to their limits.
Katya Andresen’s been doing an interesting series of blog posts on the book, The Science of Giving, and its implications for how you communicate with donors. Here are Parts One, Two, Three, Four, and Five.
SocialBrite has shared a great calendar of 2011 nonprofit and social change conferences.
That’s it until Monday!