Advertisement
 
Managing Editor

Get What You Give

By Joe Boland

About Joe

Joe loves the 5 F's: food, fun, friends, football and fundraising

Joe has been with FundRaising Success since 2008, first as the magazine's copy editor, then senior editor and now managing editor. Prior to joining the magazine, he was a sportswriter for Montgomery Newspapers, covering high school and community sports in suburban Philadelphia. He is a graduate of Penn State University in University Park, Pa. Contact him via e-mail at jboland@napco.com or on Twitter at @JoeBolandFRS.

 

Old Dog Fundraising

Pamela Barden
6 Baby Steps to Transition to a Full Direct-Response Fundraising Program
Apr 24, 2014

I admit it — if you follow these six steps you won’t have a model fundraising program in place. But...



Bedrocks & Beacons

Jeff Jowdy
Making the Right Choices as Fundraising Professionals
Apr 23, 2014

I have been thinking about a career in fundraising and the choices that we make that define who we are...



Navigating Off the Napkin

Angie Moore
Do You Leverage All the Thinking Hats?
Apr 22, 2014

Decision making is tough enough, so let these "thinking steps" help you break it down.
...



Outside Counsel

Willis Turner
How to Write a (Fundraising) Thank-You Note
Apr 21, 2014

Acknowledgement letters aren't designed to make money. But they can often pay for themselves, and sometimes even bring in a...



Pay It Forward

F. Duke Haddad
I Got to Engage. Now It's Your Turn!
Apr 18, 2014

We all have a habit of going to work, doing our jobs and then going home. Have you thought of...



ProSpeak

Who's Up Next?
7 Steps to Retain Your Fundraisers
Apr 9, 2014

Focus group respondents revealed a need for leaders to better configure the shared values, style, structure, systems, staffing and strategy...



Outrageous Hope

Margaret Battistelli
Circle Up at the Engage Roundtables!
Apr 7, 2014

What I love about the roundtables is that they are almost completely attendee-driven. The moderators say a quick hi and...



Raising the Possibilities

Thaddeus B. Kubis
Recurring Themes: The Case for Integrated Marketing Communications, Part 2
Dec 27, 2013

Recent discussions focus on a myriad of topics, but in the past two months, the recurring targeted topics seem to...



Hump Day Hullabaloo

Jo Sullivan
Hump Day Hullaballoo: Sometimes It's Hell in the Hallway
May 22, 2013

This week, as I transition into my new position as interim executive director at Save the Chimps, we're talking about...



Time to Engage!

It's finally here. It's been roughly 11 months since our inaugural Engage Conference, and after such wonderful response and participation last year, we here at FundRaising Success knew we had to keep it going. And now the day is finally just here, with the second annual Engage Conference all set for tomorrow at the WHYY building in Philadelphia.  Read More >>

Charitable Giving Report: Largest Year-Over-Year Increase Since the Great Recession

This infographic from Blackbaud based on its 2013 Charitable Giving Report reveals that the fundraising sector saw the largest increase in year-over-year giving in 2013 since the Great Recession.  Read More >>

Companies Mentioned:

The 2nd Annual FundRaising Success Engage Conference Just a Month Away!

The second annual FundRaising Success Engage Conference is just one month away! Register today for the April 10 conference in Philadelphia!  Read More >>

FundRaising Success Engage Conference Early Bird Registration Ends Today!

Before you get your Valentine's Day evening going, make sure and register for FundRaising Success' second annual Engage Conference — because it's the final day for the special $100 off early bird rate. You can register here and enter the discount code FSNews100 for this special rate, which expires at the end of the day.  Read More >>

Promotional Products, Branding and Corporate Partnerships for Fundraising

Joie Fuentes, senior director of sales and marketing for Branders.com, recently spoke with FundRaising Success about the "Give a Way" campaign in which the company provides merchandise to national and regional nonprofit organizations to help them brand their causes.  Read More >>

Companies Mentioned:

2nd Annual FundRaising Success Engage Conference Early Bird Registration Open

The second annual FundRaising Success Engage Conference takes place April 10 in Philadelphia. Register today for the $100 off early bird special rate, which expires Valentine's Day.  Read More >>

An Update on the Great Charity Watchdogs Ratings Debate

The great debate on overhead costs and charity watchdog ratings continues to evolve, and the Direct Marketing Association of Washington is tackling this issue with a panel discussion.  Read More >>

Fundraising Professionals of the Year Look Back: 2010 Lifetime Achievement

FundRaising Success takes a look back at the 2010 Fundraising Professionals of the Year Awards Lifetime Achievement winner, Lynn Edmonds, president of LW Robbins.  Read More >>

Reminder: Fundraising Professionals of the Year Nominees Due Monday!

The deadline for nominations for the 2014 Fundraising Professionals of the Year Awards is nearly upon us … as in Monday!
 Read More >>

Fundraising Professionals of the Year Look Back: 2011 Fundraising Stars

For the 2011 Fundraising Professionals of the Year Awards, FundRaising Success honored six fundraisers as Fundraising Stars for their tremendous fundraising accomplishments in 2010.  Read More >>

Companies Mentioned:

Fundraising Professionals of the Year Look Back: 2012 Fundraiser of the Year

Take a look back at the 2012 Fundraising Professional of the Year winner, Sue Woodward. And get those nominations in for the 2014 FundRaising Success Fundraising Professionals of the Year Awards! Deadline is Jan. 13!  Read More >>

Fundraising Professionals of the Year Look Back: 2010 Fundraising Stars

With the 2014 FundRaising Success Fundraising Professionals of the Year Awards submission period open, we take a look back at some past winners. Here are the 2010 Fundraising Stars.  Read More >>

Fundraising Professionals of the Year Look Back: 2012 Lifetime Achievement Winner

The 2012 FundRaising Success Fundraising Professionals of the Year Awards Lifetime Achievement honoree was Geoff Peters, president of CDR Fundraising Group.  Read More >>