DMA Nonprofit Federation
Engagement has been at the forefront of the fundraising sector since its inception and is such an integral part of the job that Tom Gaffny, principal at Tom Gaffny Consulting, named his 2008 DMA Nonprofit Federation Washington Nonprofit Conference session, "'E' Is for Engagement: 65 Organizations, A Case Study."
If the snow kept you away, the 2014 DMA Nonprofit Federation Washington Nonprofit Conference featured information-packed sessions on all aspects of direct marketing and highlighted the trends and triumphs that are shaping our industry today. The Production Solutions team captured the insights and takeaways that could help propel your organization and your campaigns to the next level. Here they are …
We operate thanks to the public trust. Countless hurting people depend on nonprofits. Countless donors entrust their resources and their dreams to nonprofits. We must never be afraid to do what’s right. As Dr. King pointed out, society’s punishments are small compared to the wounds we inflict on our soul when we look the other way.
The DMA Nonprofit Federation, through its Ethics Committee and its Advisory Council, has adopted new Fundraising Principles & Best Practices for Accountability in Fundraising. The DMANF asks its members to review the principles to ensure their adherence to the standards set forth in the document and when working with any third parties or agencies that provide fundraising support. The DMANF asks its members to hold themselves and the industry to the highest standards of accountability.
While technology has opened all sorts of new possibilities for fundraisers, there is no technological cure-all for the fundraising sector, no matter what anyone may attempt to lead you to believe. Fundraising still takes work — and hard work at that.
Tweets from the Direct Marketing Association Nonprofit Federation 2013 Washington Nonprofit Conference.
The reduced charitable postage rates are safe for now, but the the issue isn't going away. Neither is the debate over the charitable tax deduction. Fundraisers must fight to protect their industry.
At the Direct Marketing Association Nonprofit Federation's 2012 Washington Nonprofit Conference, five fundraising pros shared their secrets to implementing and running a monthly giving program in their session, "25 Proven Monthly Giving Tools & Ideas Packed in 50 Minutes."