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VOLUME 4 ISSUE 8B―AUGUST 15, 2011

RUNNING A SUCCESSFUL CAMPAIGN IN CHALLENGING ECONOMIC TIMES
A recent article in Douglas Lawson’s Philanthropic Trends Digest tells a story about successful fundraising from which all of us can learn. A small university in Virginia has raised $162 million in a campaign that focused on the key elements in fundraising. Read More.

HOW DO YOUR DONORS LOOK IN A SOMBRERO?
A recent study unveils a new look at fundraising and uncovers what the researchers have described as the "donor sombrero." Read More.

FID DEVELOPMENT AND FISCAL MANAGEMENT TRAINING COURSES
Sign up for the upcoming Local Council Fundraising Campaigns workshop, Fiscal Management I course, or the Accounting Specialist Workshop. Read More.

FID WEBINARS
Need to sharpen your development or fiscal management skills? Sign up today for the various webinars offered through the Finance Impact Department. Read More.

CENTER ON PHILANTHROPY AT INDIANA UNIVERSITY COURSE OFFERINGS
The Fund Raising School of the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University is offering fundraising courses in September in Indianapolis. Read More.

FRIEND RAISING 2011
Generating sufficient financial support to sustain and grow Scouting is one of the four principle roles of the local council. Major gifts can have significant impact on the health of the local council, and they are the result of positive relationships with donors. Read More.

NEW LOOK FOR PAYROLL JOURNAL
Starting September 1, 2011, the appearance of the Wage and Withholding accounts that IOIPay sends to the BSA will change. Read More.

FISCAL SOFTWARE CONVERSION AND COMPUTER NEEDS
The new fiscal software will be accessible online and should not require special software as long as your computer meets certain requirements. Read More.


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