VOLUME 5 ISSUE 10A—OCTOBER 1, 2012
REALIGNMENT OF THE COUNCIL FUND DEVELOPMENT TEAM
As of September 4, 2012, the Council Fund Development Team, formerly part of the Finance Impact Department, has been realigned with the Office of Development under Development and Corporate Alliances. Read more.
BLACKBAUD CRM UPDATE
The Council Fund Development Team continues to conduct a weekly roundtable on the Blackbaud CRM software, giving councils a taste of what the software can do and how to navigate through it. After attending the roundtable, participants receive access to the CRM Design Site Sandbox, which allows them to add information into the software. Currently, 132 councils have not participated in any of the roundtable sessions. Read more.
The department of Development and Corporate Alliances is offering eight scholarships for membership in the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) to BSA local councils’ development professionals. The purpose of the scholarship is to encourage professional development growth through membership in the AFP. Read more.
CAMP CARD CONFERENCE
What’s all the buzz about camp cards? Attend the BSA 2012 Camp Card Conference at the Renaissance New Orleans Pere Marquette Hotel near the French Quarter in New Orleans, Louisiana, October 10–11, 2012. Explore how the camp card program may be a potential long-term revenue generator for your local council. Read more.
DEVELOPING YOUR COUNCIL MAJOR GIFTS PROGRAM
We’re in the home stretch for 2012 and many great things have happened in your council. Does that translate to your direct support for the year? If not, your council major gifts and endowment committee could make the difference. Read more.
UPDATE COUNCIL TREASURER INFORMATION
The Finance Impact Department would like to remind council registrars to verify and update, if necessary, their council treasurer’s information in ScoutNET. Please ensure that your council treasurer is registered as Code 13—Council Treasurer—in the system. Read more.
IOIPAY OFFERS YEAR-END CLOSE WEBINAR
Attention IOIPay councils! Don’t let year-end stress you out. IOI will be offering two webinar sessions specifically addressing the complex compliance issues of year-end processing. The webinar sessions are Tuesday, November 6 at 10 a.m. EST and Thursday, November 8 at 3 p.m. EST. Read more.
DEVELOPMENT AND FISCAL MANAGEMENT WEBINARS
Do you want to attend one of the development or fiscal management webinars, but you can’t find one that fits into your schedule? You may now view prerecorded webinars at your leisure, or attend one of the scheduled live webinars. Read more.
PREFERRED COUNCIL SERVICE PROVIDERS
Best Play Solutions
• Interstate Batteries
• Pecatonica River
• Pine Valley Foods
• Ramsey Popcorn
• Trail’s End
• Virginia Diner
• Haines Direct
• Spectrum Marketing Companies
Capstone Advancement Partners
• Hartsook Companies
• Kelley Marketing Group Inc.
Bell Fundraising Consultants
• Blackbaud Inc.
• Over the Edge
Woltz & Associates
• Easy Office