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VOLUME 6 ISSUE 5B—MAY 15, 2013

BLACKBAUD SPHERE—ONLINE FUNDRAISING BEST PRACTICES
Learn how local councils are using Blackbaud Sphere software to create peer-to-peer fundraising and view one council's website. Read more.

WHAT TO EXPECT AT THE NATIONAL ANNUAL MEETING
The Council Fund Development Team looks forward to visiting with you at the National Annual Meeting this year. We hope that you can join us in the Development and Finance Impact corner in the exhibition hall. You will have opportunities to meet the staff of the departments of Development and Corporate Alliances, BSA National Foundation, and Finance Impact. Read more.

KEEP COUNCIL KEY INFORMATION UPDATED ON GUIDESTAR
More and more donors and prospective donors are looking to the Internet for information about the charities they support. GuideStar has become one of the premier sites for factual information about nonprofit organizations. The site posts financials, board membership, salaries, and effectiveness data drawn directly from the IRS 990 filing your council does each year. Read more.

NEW CLASS OF 2012 EAGLE SCOUT YEARBOOK
The National Eagle Scout Association has commissioned Harris Connect LLC to produce an all-new annual Eagle Scout publication featuring the newest Eagle Scouts from the Class of 2012. The current publication, titled Eagle Scout Yearbook Class of 2012, will contain essays and photos of new Eagle Scouts, and will also include a data CD to help Eagle Scouts stay in touch with each other. Read more.

WEBINARS
Participate in one of the webinars offered through the Council Fund Development Team. View the webinars' dates and times. Read more.


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