CFW 18.08.28

Posted by National Catholic Development Conference on Aug 28, 2018 5:00:00 PM


NCDC Statement on Proposed Postal Rule on Non-Letter Size Marketing Mail

The United States Postal Service is proposing a new rule regarding what kind of merchandise can be included inside a Marketing Mail piece, which is the new name for the standard/nonprofit mail category.  Mail pieces that would not comply with this new rule would have to be mailed at a different and higher rate. [NCDC]

More need-to-know news:


Are There Too Many Nonprofits in America?

“America’s nonprofit sector has steadily grown over the past century, which has left a lot of people hesitant to start new nonprofit organizations and uncertain about the future of their already-existing ones.

“In a new study titled “A Field Too Crowded? How Measures of Market Structure Shape Nonprofit Fiscal Health,” a group of scholars set out to answer the question of whether or not there are too many nonprofits in the U.S.—or, more specifically, whether having more nonprofits competing for funds in the same place affects their financial health.” [NonProfit Hub]

More emerging trends:


The 2018 NCDC Conference and Exposition is only a few weeks away, but there is still time to register for this premier fundraising experience. Check out the Conference homepage for a full schedule of events and to register.


7 Mobile Fundraising Best Practices for Catholic Nonprofits

“Just like everything else in this futuristic world, the fundraising industry becomes more high-tech every day. From online donation portals to text-to-give platforms, nonprofit organizations — big and small — are using mobile fundraising technology to raise more for their efforts.

“To help your organization get involved with this trend, we are offering some best practices on how to get the most out of mobile bidding technology at your next event.” [The Catholic Fundraiser]

More tips and tactics:


Inspirational insight of the week:

“Pray as though everything depended on God. Work as though everything depended on you."

– Saint Augustine

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