IMG_1283Most of us long for a quiet week between Christmas and New Year’s Day, except for the sound of the mailbox being filled with year-end donations.

If you have a bit of spare time in the next day or two, be sure to check out these links for some gifts of knowledge, courtesy of some super smart, dedicated, and attentive people in the nonprofit sector. These are all great resources to have and think about.

  1. 15 Lessons for the Nonprofit Sector We Learned in 2015
    Nonprofit with Balls
  2. Week of Freebies! Multi-Channel Campaign Fundraising Worksheet
    Nonprofit Marketing Blog
  3. Free Webinar: 10 Tips for Impact Without Burnout
    Wild Apricot
  4. Mapping Out Your Donor Communications Plan for 2016
    John Haydon’s Blog
  5. 20 Standards: How We Accredit Charities
    BBB Wise Giving Alliance
  6. Lobbying Do’s and Don’ts for Nonprofits
    Florida Nonprofit Alliance
  7. 15 From 2015: Important Nonprofit Governance Stories
    Nonprofit Quarterly

I love a good read. Even better when I can take something away I can immediately use. If you find some recent nonprofit material we should be sharing, email it to Susie(a)CFSarasota.org, and we will post it.

Enjoy the last few days of the year, and thank you for the difference you make.

-Susie Bowie
Community Foundation of Sarasota County