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Social Media: Not Just for Engagement Anymore?

Source: 
Saving Land magazine, Summer 2013
Author: 
Rose Jenkins

Conventional wisdom has it that social media is a good way for nonprofits to build people’s engagement with their cause — but it’s not a good way to raise money. Beth Kanter, co-author of The Networked Nonprofit, says that’s starting to change.

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Remainder Interests: Are You Overlooking an Opportunity to Conserve Land and Build Your Endowment?

Source: 
Saving Land magazine, Spring 2011
Author: 
Darby Bradley

Twenty years ago, when I was wondering how the Vermont Land Trust would meet its next payroll, I started focusing on land gifts.

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Real Estate Gifts: Worth Pursuing Now More Than Ever

Source: 
Saving Land magazine, Winter 2010
Author: 
Dennis Bidwell

Nonprofit organizations of all sizes and shapes, including land conservation organizations, are paying increasing attention these days to the potential of charitable real estate gifts as the effects of the weakened economy ripple through development offices.

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Raising Money through Voluntary Surcharges

Source: 
Saving Land magazine, Fall 2008
Author: 
Story Clark

With the dire economic forecast, land trusts are tightening their belts, concerned about what it will mean for yearend donations and beyond. There is no doubt that these economic problems will impact land trusts and all nonprofits.

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Reality Check

Source: 
Saving Land magazine, Spring 2011
Author: 
Andy Robinson

How are environmental grassroots organizatrions raising (or not raising) money online?

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Putting the Community Back into Outreach and Fundraising

Source: 
Saving Land magazine, Fall 2011
Author: 
Judy Anderson

The Otsego Land Trust is turning 24 next year and has accomplished great things during that time — yet the last two years have been ones of transformation.