Archive for December 2010

Wikileaks - Should a nonprofit do this?

What are your thoughts about this situation? The following is taken from the ARNOVA-L listserve, which is comprised of about 1,000 nonprofit academics, researchers, and practitioners from around the world. I was intrigued by the situation as it was presented. I’ve offered a few questions below. What are your thoughts? “The Wikileaks situation brings up an interesting... Read more »

Writer's Block? Here's Help Writing Those Appeal Letters

As fundraisers, we know the importance of being good storytellers. But what exactly does that mean? For me, I always want to talk about the numbers as that is what interests me (clients served, outcomes, etc.), but experience and research tells us that speaking from the heart is much more effective in appeals.  I have written in previous posts about... Read more »