Thoughts from SXSW Interactive – Day 1
Bombers, biopsies and brown M&Ms – what do they all have in common? They each tell an interesting story about checklists – a simple notion whose time has come, according to Atul Gawande in his recent book The Checklist Manifesto. (http://gawande.com/the-checklist-manifesto)
We teamed with Edge Research and Sea Change Strategies on a national survey of US charitable donors conducted one week after the earthquake in Haiti, and during intense fundraising efforts for emergency relief – this is part of a broader study that will be released in the coming days on the contrasting charitable habits of Gen Y, Gen X, Baby Boomers and Matures to provide the nonprofit sector with insights on cultivating the next generation of American donors.
Blackbaud has announced a free five-part webinar series to help nonprofits build strategies for mobilizing, soliciting, and stewarding supporters during and …