VOLUME 4 ISSUE 9B―SEPTEMBER 15, 2011
2012 BUDGET-BUILDING BULLETIN ANNOUNCEMENT
The 2012 Budget-Building Bulletin will be posted to the Finance Impact Department website (www.scouting.org/financeimpact on or before Friday, September 23, 2011.
JOURNEY TO EXCELLENCE AND THE GL MONTH-END CLOSE
The financial measures of a council’s Journey to Excellence score are governed by information generated in the general ledger month-end close process. Learn about the specifics of the relationship for each of the finance criteria. Read More.
NEW PLANNED GIVING RESOURCE IS AVAILABLE TO COUNCILS
Local councils can add a new page with links to valuable and ongoing information on planned giving. Donors will be able to access these great resources through a Web page on your website, branded for your council. Read More.
DONOR-CENTERED THANK-YOU LETTERS
For nearly 10 years, the National Council has been sharing with local councils the work of Penelope Burk and her research on “donor-centered fundraising.” Recently, Burk provided a new twist on effective donor communication through the most basic medium, the “thank-you letter.” Read More.
FINANCE IMPACT DEPARTMENT DEVELOPMENT AND FISCAL MANAGEMENT TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES
Sign up for one of the upcoming Local Council Fundraising Campaigns workshops, Fiscal Management I and II courses, or the Accounting Specialist Workshop. Read More.
FINANCE IMPACT DEPARTMENT WEBINARS
Sign up for one of the Finance Impact Department’s webinars―Let’s Have Lunch Together: Relationship-Building; The Steering Committee: Selecting Fundraising Volunteers; Merging Person Records; Pledge Collection Campaign; or Donor-Centered Development: What Donors Want. Read More.
PREFERRED COUNCIL SERVICE PROVIDER
Best Play Solutions is the Finance Impact Department’s preferred council service provider for September 2011. Read More.
PREFERRED COUNCIL SERVICE PROVIDERS