VOLUME 4 ISSUE 8A―AUGUST 1, 2011
FINANCE IMPACT DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES DIRECT SUPPORT AWARD WINNERS
According to the data pulled on July 15, 2011, of the councils that closed their books for June 30, 145 councils showed an increase in Direct Support (FOS [including re-class and less provision for uncollectable], Project Sales, Special Fundraising Events [net], Foundations and Trusts, and Other Direct Support) on June 30, 2011, over June 30, 2010. Of the 145 qualifying Direct Support councils, 57 achieved the award two years in a row, and 19 councils qualified for the award in three consecutive years. Read More.
FID TEAM MEMBERS ACHIEVE INDUSTRY TOP RECOGNITIONS
The Finance Impact Department is proud to announce that two of its members recently received top recognition in their respective fields of expertise. Read More.
MAKING YOUR WEBSITE MOBILE FRIENDLY
Did you know that in the United States, mobile online shopping rose from $396 million in 2008 to $1.2 billion in 2009 according to Mobile Commerce Daily? That represents more than a threefold increase in one year, indicating significant consumer interest. Mobile commerce sales in the United States are expected to hit $5.3 billion in 2011, up 83 percent from a year ago. Read More.
FOS CAMPAIGN BENCHMARKS
Congratulations on a successful 2011 campaign. Here’s what you should be working on now for 2012. Read More.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR POSTING PAYROLL FILE FROM IOIPAY
Instructions for “Posting the Payroll file from IOI” are now available on MyBSA. The document describes how to navigate through general ledger to post the payroll file. Read More.
FINANCE IMPACT DEPARTMENT WEBINARS
Listed are the Finance Impact Department webinars for August and September. Pease note that all webinar times are Central time. Read More.
2011 NATIONAL MAJOR GIFTS AWARD
Is the agenda set for your council major gifts committee? Download the 2011 Major Gifts Award document on the Finance Impact Department website. Read More.
MAJOR GIFTS WEEK AT PHILMONT
Here’s a great opportunity for your council’s major gifts committee or donors to participate in the Major Gifts Fellowship Week at Philmont, October 3–7, 2011. Read More.
PREFERRED COUNCIL SERVICE PROVIDER―PECATONICA RIVER POPCORN (RURAL ROUTE 1)
The Finance Impact Department’s preferred council service provider for August 2011 is Pecatonica River Popcorn (Rural Route 1). Read More.