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Year-end fundraising essentials

According to the Digital Giving Index, thirty percent of annual giving occurs in December. Network for Good, a technology provider for nonprofit organizations, has released a free digital guide to end-of-year fundraising (registeration required) with tips to make sure your nonprofit maximizes its holiday season donations. 

Foundation Stats: Top Givers, Top Recipients, and Most Funded Areas

Foundation stats chart

The Foundation Center's recently revamped Foundation Stats provides the most comprehensive resource available for generating tables and charts on the size, scope, and giving priorities of the U.S. foundation community.

Use Foundation Stats to explore the top grantmakers and top grant recipients in the US, export data, or create charts to use in presentations or reports.

Learn to use Census Bureau's "OnTheMap" tool to create local employment & industry maps

OnTheMap Workshop
Thursday, November 14, 2013
10:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M.

Training conducted by Steve Beleu
Regional Depository Librarian 
Oklahoma Department of Libraries

Location
Zarrow Regional Library
2224 W. 51st Street
Tulsa, OK 74107

Hosted By
Community Service Council 

Learn how to use this online mapping tool from the Census Bureau to create local employment and industry maps using these search functions:

Acquire New Donors - AFP's Weekly "Top Ten Things"

The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) releases a Top Ten Things list weekly through its online Resource Center. As described on the AFP website, Top Ten Things updates are designed to help you keep up with nonprofit news and tips:

"There’s so much information online that you’re bound to have missed some of it, especially over the holidays. Here are some of the top items, articles and ideas you need to know so you can keep up-to-date and find success."

The Art of Listening: Social Media Toolkit for Nonprofits

The Greenlining Institute has recently released a free toolkit, The Art of Listening: Social Media Toolkit for Nonprofits.

From Greenlining.com:

"Through this toolkit, nonprofits will be able to learn tips and best practices for crafting an intentional social media strategy. The strategy guide is broken down into the seven critical elements of crafting a social media strategy, and is complete with a glossary of social media terms and a comprehensive list of clickable tools and resources."

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