CFW 18.08.14

Posted by National Catholic Development Conference on Aug 14, 2018 3:24:00 PM


Trump's Postal Task Force Has Recommendations Ready for the President

“A task force commissioned by President Trump to recommend steps to put the U.S. Postal Service on firmer financial footing has finished drafting a report, according to an administration official, and is preparing to brief the president on it when he returns to Washington, D.C.” [Government Executive]

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The Future of Philanthropy, Part 1: Onboarding and the Next Generation

“Today’s most forward-thinking nonprofits understand that the ability to tap into the enthusiasm and energies of a committed pool of executives can mean the difference between success and failure.

“Properly applied, the leadership provided by such executives can pay dividends in a number of different ways, from facilitating development opportunities to formulating strategy and from refining objectivities to clarifying goals. Indeed, it is difficult to imagine how a nonprofit might truly succeed in the absence of committed executive leadership.”[NonProfit Pro]

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4 Tips for Reactivating Lapsed Donors (Or Not Losing Them in the First Place)

“Let’s face it. You will probably never reach 100 percent donor retention.

“Even with the best segmented and most-personalized donor communications and stewardship, you will probably lose donors at some point. And by the way, if a donor has not given in two years, the likelihood that they will give again is about 2 percent.

“…It’s important to understand why donors lapse in the first place, and then, it’s necessary to strategically nurture and encourage your lost donors to continue giving again.” [The Catholic Fundraiser]

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Inspirational insight of the week:

“The most deadly poison of our times is indifference. And this happens, although the praise of God should know no limits. Let us strive, therefore, to praise Him to the greatest extent of our powers."

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