the powerto change lives NGO Newsletter June 2012

In This Issue
Fund Utilization Certificates
Fund Raising update from blog

sankara eye pammal photo
Lions Club of Chitlapakkam conferred Life Time Achiever Award to Mr.S.Visvanathan, Secretary, Sankara Eye Hospital, Pammal  on 16th June 2012 in Chennai for his services to the humanity.

donate computers
CRISIL wants to donate 250 computers to NGOs based in Mumbai that support education for children or provide employment opportunities to women. Write to Priti Sridhar or directly call +91 22 3342 3359 for more details.

South Asian Fund Raising Group is organizing a one day workshop on "How to build a Fundraising Team" on 11th July, 2012 in New Delhi. This workshop intends to provide attendees with critical components such as recruitment, motivation, training, team building, communication, factors that contribute to a team’s success. Know how to motivate and manage volunteers, learn how to build and manage winning team. How HR and Communication can add value to build and nurture a sustainable team. The speakers include fundraising experts and independent consultants. Contact or Visit the link for further details.

Our wishes to Sevalaya's Mahakavi Bharathiyar School students who secured 100% pass in Grade 10 exams. The 90 students who took part are either orphans or first generation school goers.  With sincere dedication of the teachers and staff, Sevalaya is able to achieve this result year after year.

Top 10 NGOs funds (Rs) disbursed in June


Funds Utilization Certificates
Our Relationship Managers have been in touch with our partner NGOs for submission of Fund Utilization Certificates (FUCs). The last date to submit hard copies is July 31st, 2012. So hurry and email the soft copies for approval at the earliest!
Books and stationery for free

Books free
Get Books and stationery for free from book retailers in UK such as Waterstones & WHSmith. Interested NGOs in the field of education, who can take care of the shipping costs, visit this link for more details.

Tips for Non Profits
How to be Fearless

1.Make Big Bets and Make History. Set audacious, not incremental, goals.

2.Experiment Early and Often. Don’t be afraid to go first.

3.Make Failure Matter. Failure teaches. Learn from it.

4.Reach Beyond Your Bubble. It’s comfortable to do it alone. But innovation happens at intersections.

5.Let Urgency Conquer Fear. Don’t over think and over analyze.

Fundraising ideas - Simple ways to keep Donors happy

1. Send your Donor receipts Promptly

2. Take the trouble to find and tell inspiring stories about what donors are accomplishing with their Giving

3. Send a newsletter to make donors feel good about the great things they have made Possible

4. Figure out cool actions you can invite donors to take part

Donors deserve better and they will reward you if you treat them right.


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