In his new role, Love will focus on initiatives to increase Avectra's market leadership as well as allow Avectra customers to maximize their fundraising and donor management efforts to better serve their causes.
The Direct Marketing Association (DMA) Board of Directors today announced it is now accepting nominations for a limited number of vacancies on its 2013 Board of Directors. The deadline to submit nominations is Wednesday, June 20, 2012.
The Direct Marketing Educational Foundation (DMEF) today announced the winners of its 2012 Rising Stars Awards, and its 2012 Corporate Commitment Award. The awards recognize emerging leaders in the direct and interactive marketing field who serve as mentors to others.
StratusLIVE, makers of StratusLIVE for Fundraisers, the leading Microsoft Dynamics® CRM-based Constituent Engagement and Fundraising Suite, has announced general availability of its new 2011 version. The latest version is powered by the recently released CRM/xRM platform from Microsoft: Dynamics® CRM 2011.
Nonprofit organizations in the U.S. were better at retaining donors and shored up their net losses in donations in 2010, according to the latest report of the Fundraising Effectiveness Project (FEP). The FEP, a report of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) and the Center on Nonprofits and Philanthropy at the Urban Institute, compares gains and losses of donors and donation amounts. The FEP indicates year over year growth by comparing how many new donors are acquired with how many stopped giving, and the donation levels of each.
Sage North America announced the results of its recently conducted Sage Nonprofit Insights, Q1 2011, survey of U.S. nonprofit organizations. In general, organizations that fundraise are optimistic that 2011 will be a better year than 2010, with 90 percent saying they expect the amount of funds raised in 2011 to be equal to or higher than the amount raised in 2010.
In addition, organizations are planning to put more effort behind online fundraising during 2011. Forty-four percent of respondents said they expect the share of donation made online to increase this year.
This week's insider news includes an agency's 30-year anniversary, a successful campaign to bring toys to needy kids at Christmas and new e-philanthropy fundraising resources in South Florida.
This week's insider news includes new agency partnerships for The Salvation Army and Amnesty International USA; and a program to support multichannel giving by U.K. organizations.
The Direct Marketing Educational Foundation (DMEF) today announced the election of new officers and 11 new members to its Board of Trustees for 2010-2011. The terms commenced earlier today at DMEF’s Annual Meeting, which was held at the Fairmont Hotel in San Francisco, California.
The DMEF Board of Trustees elected Richard Hochhauser, former president and chief executive officer, Harte-Hanks, Inc., as chairman. A marketing veteran, Hochhauser retired from Harte-Hanks in 2008, after 33 years of service.
Industry news from around the sector includes new software for associations, online ticketing options for nonprofits and the finalization of a merger.