As we welcome in the Lunar New Year, here's a listing of the ten most highly viewed Nonprofit Literature Blog posts written last year, by order of popularity.
- Three New Fundraising Books (March)
Summaries of three books on fundraising leadership, planning, and using PayPal for online donations.
- UnderDeveloped: A National Study of Challenges Facing Nonprofit Fundraising (February)
Looks at the popular study that revealed high turnover rates in fundraising.
- Ten Books in 2013 You May Have Missed (November)
Abstracts of social sector books that may have flew under your radar.
- Global Fundraising and International Activities (December)
Should your organization fundraise internationally? What are the keys to a successful global operation? This post will help you answer these questions.
- The Gates Foundation and Higher Education (July)
Details of a special report on the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation's efforts to change how higher education is delivered, financed, and regulated in the United States.
- Board Chairs and Dashboards (January)
Outlines two BoardSource publications on governance.
- Writing Successful Fundraising Appeals (November)
Advice on writing stronger direct mail letters.
- Philanthropy Blueprint (December)
Highlights, buzzwords, and wildcards from Lucy Bernholz's annual review of the field.
- Nonprofit Advocacy and Lobbying Handbook (September)
Intended for 501(c)(3) organizations (and useful to just about any community-based organization) this handbook focuses on lobbying with an emphasis on influencing state legislatures.
- Six Tips for New Nonprofit Managers (November)
This post, written by Lauren Kline in our Atlanta office, discusses tips from The First 100 Days: Leading Small Nonprofits out of the Wilderness by Zoot Velasco.
As always, thanks for reading!
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