Call for Fundraising Professionals of the Year Nominations
In February, FundRaising Success will announce the winners of the fourth annual Fundraising Professionals of the Year Awards. To submit a nomination, send us an e-mail telling us who you’re nominating, in which category and why. Categories are:
Lifetime Achievement — Based on a body of work over the course of 30+ years.
Fundraising Professional of the Year — Based on specific fundraising achievement in 2008.
Fundraising Stars — Based on a body of work, a compelling project or special circumstance, an overall attitude or approach, etc.
Rising Stars — Up-and-comers with fewer than five years in the sector.
Send nominations to firstname.lastname@example.org before Dec. 22. Please include your name, as well as the nominee’s name, title, agency or organization, phone number, and e-mail; reason for the nomination; and, if possible, a digital headshot of the nominee.
Something to Smile About
In our October cover story, “Something to Smile About,” FS Associate Senior Editor Melissa Busch explores how Operation Smile utilizes a holistic, fully integrated approach to fundraising to offset some of the challenges inherent in funding a nonprofit mission.
Plus, cartoonist and creative consultant Stu Heinecke talks about how a well-executed cartoon can intrigue potential donors right into your direct-mail package in his feature, “Drawing Attention to Your Cause.”