I've always wondered what works best in the battle to get noticed in the in-box, haven't you?
So I was psyched when Sherpa reader Ben Chestnut, Partner at RocketScienceGroup contacted me about a quick study his team just conducted. They sorted 40 million email messages sent to house lists by hundreds of their clients over the past 12 months by open rate.
RSM McGladrey, in conjunction with the ePhilanthropy Foundation, presents the Nonprofit Internet Strategies Seminar on Thursday, May 11, 2006 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in New York, NY. In this seminar, participants will move forward in developing a sound ePhilanthropy strategy while learning the following from these four certified Master Trainers in the field:
∑"ePhilanthropy, Basic Principles and Strategies For Fundraising," presented by Andrew Mosawi, Director of Nonprofit Services for IATS Ticketmaster
∑"Understanding the Difference Between Online and Offline Fundraising," presented by Vinay Bhagat, Founder, Chairman and Chief Strategy Officer for Convio, Inc.
∑"Enterprise Resource Planning for Not-for-Profits - Connecting Information Across Your Organization," presented by Charles Riess, Managing Director for RSM McGladrey
∑"The Intersection Between Electronic Charitable Solicitation and State and Federal Regulation," presented by Richard Newman, Member for Arent Fox
Nevada Association of Nonprofits (NANO), in conjunction with the ePhilanthropy Foundation, presents the Nonprofit Internet Strategies Seminar on Thursday, June 1, 2006 from to in Reno, NV. In this seminar, participants will move forward in developing a sound ePhilanthropy strategy while learning the following from these three certified Master Trainers in the field:
∑"ePhilanthropy 101 & e-Technology on a Shoestring!" presented by Jay Love, CEO and Co-Founder, eTapestry
∑"Cast your NET, Catch More Fish: Effective Internet Strategy For Your Nonprofit" presented by Allan Pressel, CEO and Founder, Charity Finders
∑"From Identification to Stewardship - How the Internet Has Changed the Game" presented by David Lawson, Senior Vice President of Prospect Relationship Management, Kintera
The ePhilanthropy Foundation has partnered with Columbia University (NYC) to develop and teach a new course entitled: Online Nonprofit Essentials: Management, CommunityBuilding and Fundraising
This course is being offered as part of Columbia's Master of Science in Fundraising Management.
Individuals (who have completed a Bachelor's degree and are NOT enrolled for a degree anywhere else) are welcome to attend this class that runs Thursday evenings from June 8 - August 10, 2006. The principle instructor will be ePhilanthropy Foundation President/CEO Ted Hart, with several top industry leaders joining the course as guest lecturers.
Mark Your Calendar: Nominations for 2006 International ePhilanthropy Awards To Begin May 16th
2005 Awards Drew Nominations From 5 Continents
These awards honor those individuals, organizations and companies working in the ePhilanthropy field who have demonstrated extraordinary talent, creativity and insight in drawing the publicís attention to important use of the Internet for Philanthropic purposes and/or have created services or strategies that support this effort.
Nominations will be accepted online from May 16 - July 15 2006 for projects/programs and campaigns taking place or concluded between May 1, 2005 and May 1 2006.
Judging will take place in July and August with the awards being presented at the Harvard Club of New York on Thursday, September 21, 2006.
Tickets for the awards ceremony are now available: http://acteva.com/go/awards Seating is limited. Purchase luncheon/ceremony tickets early to secure your seat.
Nevada Association of Nonprofits (NANO), in conjunction with the ePhilanthropy Foundation, presents the Nonprofit Internet Strategies Seminar on Friday, June 2, 2006 from to in Las Vegas, NV. In this seminar, participants will move forward in developing a sound ePhilanthropy strategy while learning the following from these three certified Master Trainers in the field:
∑"Where Technology and Philanthropy Meet" presented by David Lawson, Senior Vice President of Prospect Relationship Management, Kintera
∑"Through the Entrepreneur's Eye: Funding and Leveraging Technology for the Mission" presented by Jeff Jetton, Chairman and CEO, Auctionpay
∑"Harnessing the Power of Earned Income Strategies: Marketing, Segmentation & Strategy," presented by Jordan Dossett, Creative Director for Antharia
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Nominations Are Now Being Accepted - Board of Trustees
The Foundation's Governance Committee is now accepting outstanding candidate nominees interested in serving on the ePhilanthropy Foundation Board of Trustees
The ePhilanthropy Foundation's Governance Committee announces that it will accept nominations for individuals to serve on the Foundation's Board of Trustees. All those involved with ePhilanthropy from around the world are invited to submit names for consideration. Self-nomination is permitted. Submissions for consideration must be received by the close of business (5 PM Eastern USA) on Thursday June 1, 2006. Nominations are to be sent to email@example.com
Heather B. Hamilton --Citizens for Global Solutions (Washington, DC) ====================================== Karen Nassi -- MADRE, An International Women's Human Rights Organization (New York, NY)====================================== Stacey Rubenfeld -- Cleveland Scholarship Programs, Inc. (Cleveland, OH) ====================================== Richard Bray -- Director of Planned Giving - Catholic Community Services (Seattle, WA)====================================== Janis C. Brewer -- Workplace Fairness (San Francisco, CA)