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.”
2009 Fundraising Professionals of the Year Awards
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 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 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.