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VOLUME 5 ISSUE 8A―AUGUST 1, 2012

2012 DIRECT SUPPORT AWARD
Congratulations to the 2012 Direct Support Achievers! The Finance Impact Department announces the award winners. Read more.

WHAT TO EXPECT AT THE FID TOP HANDS BOOTH
Learn the latest about PeopleSoft and Blackbaud CRM rollout dates, and see software demos, learn about the much talked about relationship-training provided by Finance Impact. These are just a few of the things to expect at the FID Top Hands booth. Read more.

INCREASING DONATIONS WITHOUT MAKING THE ASK
There is no doubt that relationship building is an important aspect of fundraising. As councils focus on the 2013 campaigns, it is especially important to keep supporters interested in your cause. How do you keep supporters engaged during the off-fundraising season? Read more.

LOCAL COUNCIL FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGNS
The final session of the Local Council Fundraising Campaign course is September 11–13, 2012, at the BSA national office in Irving, Texas. Here’s an opportunity to hone your development skills. Read more.

ACCIDENT AND SICKNESS INSURANCE INCREASE
Expect increases in 2013 rates. See the Scouting Accident and Sickness Insurance memo was sent to all BSA local councils’ Scout executives the end of July. Read more.

BSA ASSET MANAGEMENT UPDATE
Thirty-five local council affiliated partners representing $70.8 million in assets now use BSA Asset Management, LLC (BSAAM) as an investment manager. Read more.

BARGAIN HUNTERS—ADD e-MARKETING TO MAJOR GIFTS PROGRAM
Add an eMarketing component to your major gifts and endowment strategy for just $250 a year! Read more.

FINANCE IMPACT WEBINARS
What’s your area of responsibility in your local council? Are they fundraising or accounting related? The Finance Impact Department probably has a webinar geared toward your interest. Read more.


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Direct Marketing
Birkholm Direct    Haines Direct   Spectrum Marketing    Teuteberg
 
 
Asset Management
Woltz & Associates