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CFW 17.06.28

Posted by National Catholic Development Conference on Jun 28, 2017 9:32:00 AM

NEED-TO-KNOW NEWS

Statements Needed from Catholic Nonprofits for Senate Finance Committee

Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-UT) has invited the public to submit recommendations on "providing much-needed tax relief to middle-class individuals . . . and reforms to the individuals income-tax system."

NCDC, as a member of the Charitable IRA Initiative, has submitted our recommendation and request that the Legacy IRA Act (H.R. 1337) be included in the bill now being drafted by the Senate Finance Committee. (See background information on H.R. 1337)

We are now asking all Catholic nonprofits to submit short statements to Senator Hatch by July 17, 2017 at [email protected].

View a sample statement email here

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EMERGING TRENDS

What Your Nonprofit Needs to Know About Gen Z

“Youth belonging to Generation Z were born in and after 1998. The oldest of Gen Zs are currently entering college and finishing high school. Raised predominantly by Gen Xers who were pummeled by the Great Recession, early research about those belonging to Gen Z indicates that they are cautious about spending money, are bargain shoppers, and more likely to save than to spend.” [Nonprofit Tech for Good]

More emerging trends:


TIPS & TACTICS

GREETINGS: 39 Ideas to Help You Rock Your Nonprofit Email Welcome Series

Congratulations, you’ve got new email subscribers! Now what? Dump them in your normal communications stream without recognition or welcome? Nope! Welcome them – quickly, warmly, sincerely. The welcome email may be the single most important email you send. Welcome emails confirm permission and set expectations with the subscriber.” [Nonprofit Marketing Guide]

More tips and tactics:


CATHOLIC CHATTER


Inspirational insight of the week: 

“Freedom consists not in doing what we like, but in having the right to do what we ought.”

Pope John Paul II

Turning Facebook Likes into Donors

 


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