CMS and City Harvest received a 2009 Package of the Year Award for renewals from the DMFA at their September 30th luncheon in New York City. CMS Creative Director, Dalton Fuqua, accepted the award and spoke briefly about the package’s strategic concept, execution and the revenue it generated last year.
We can all learn something from Operation Smile’s fully integrated fundraising program. Read about it in this month’s issue of Fundraising Success.
A donation of $5 or more between now and midnight on July 31st, could make you one of 10 supporters chosen to meet Barack backstage and watch his acceptance speech in person at the Democratic National Convention in August.
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Since 1951 The Nature Conservancy has protected more than 117 million acres of land and 5,000 miles of rivers worldwide.
Read more about this, and the rest of The Nature Conservancy’s great work, here.
The Citi Foundation has donated more than $29 million to Habitat for Humanity to assist in providing low-income families with safe and decent housing since 1999. This funding has supported the construction of more than 350 homes, impacting more than 1,400 individuals.
Learn more at www.habitat.org.
Make a donation to assist these efforts at www.heifer.org
Homelessness can be caused by a variety of problems. The main cause is unaffordable housing for the poor. Secondary causes include mental illness, physical illnesses, substance abuse, lack of incentives to work, poor work ethics, and, like most social issues Grassroots.org seeks to address, lack of decent education. The National Law Center for Homelessness and [...]
As of November 2007, over 50 Million potential donors have facebooks.
“If we are serious about ending extreme hunger and poverty around the world, we must be serious about transforming agriculture for small farmers, most of whom are women…The challenge here is to design a system including profit and recognition to do more for the poor.” - Bill Gates
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Christopher Olivola, a graduate student in psychology at Princeton, suggested that fund-raising events that involve pain - such as marathons or even walks across shards of glass - might sometimes spur bigger gifts than pleasurable events such as picnics or dinners. In one experiment, he asked subjects to imagine how much they would donate to [...]