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VOLUME 4 ISSUE 11B―NOVEMBER 15, 2011

YEAR-END CLOSE PROCEDURES 2011
The year-end close process for software applications is independent for each program. The software is designed to continue business even if some programs have been closed and others have not. Read More.

SPEAKERS NEEDED FOR 2012 NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT AND FISCAL MANAGEMENT SYMPOSIUM
Be a part of what is promising to be one the most rewarding and exciting training events of 2012. Share your best practices in Operating Funds with other professionals and volunteers. Be a guest speaker for the National Development and Fiscal Management Symposium. Read More.

DONORS CAN NOW GIVE TO THE BSA THROUGH AMERICA’S CHARITIES AND COMBINED FEDERAL CAMPAIGN
The Boy Scouts of America was officially approved and welcomed by America’s Charities and the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) in June 2011. Read More.

TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES FOR 2012 
Below are the different training opportunities for councils’ staff and volunteers who have fiscal or fund development responsibilities. The information helps councils plan the appropriate training for their staff and volunteers. Read More.

BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA ASSET MANAGEMENT UPDATE
Eighteen local council affiliated partners representing $30.5 million in assets now use BSA Asset Management, LLC (BSAAM) as an investment manager. Read More.

FUNDRAISING ETHICS
One of the most challenging concerns today relates to corporate and professional ethics. While we adhere to the Scout Executive’s Code and other guidelines, the best guidelines for fundraising ethics are proposed by the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP). Read More.

MAJOR GIFTS “FRIENDRAISING”
Relationship building is essential in cultivating donors, especially with major gift donors. As we approach the holiday season of giving, please remember your donors and prospective donors. Read More.

2012 FOS CAMPAIGN BENCHMARKS
What should you be working on NOW for the 2012 FOS campaign? Find out where you should be if you are kicking off your campaign in November or December. Read More.

FINANCE IMPACT WEBINARS
Sign up today for various webinars offered through the Finance Impact Department. Listed are the webinars offered throughout the months of November and December. Read More.

PREFERRED COUNCIL SERVICE PROVIDER STATUS
The Finance Impact Department provides a list of vendors referred to as preferred council service providers, and has a featured article in the e-Letter highlighting a provider on a monthly basis, which allows councils to learn more about the vendors. Read More.


PREFERRED COUNCIL SERVICE PROVIDERS
Direct Marketing
Birkholm Direct    Haines Direct   Spectrum Marketing    Teuteberg
 
 
Asset Management
Woltz & Associates