Summer Reading List

by Eliza McNulty on August 5, 2016
Summer Reading List
Have you tackled your summer reading list yet? Those books you dreamed of reading while lounging beach side? That new podcast series to entertain you on your daily commute? No? It’s often overwhelming to scan through all of the great articles, tweets, podcasts, Facebook posts or newsletters jam packed with fundraising tips and best practices.
To close out Y Stewardship Week, here is our Summer Reading List focused on stewardship, gratitude, impact, and just plain donor love. Thank you to everyone who shared samples this week. Be sure to keep the conversation going! Email your favorite stewardship examples to for posting to the Stewardship Gallery on Exchange. Follow us on Twitter at #YGratitude. And don’t forget to register for our August 31 Stewardship Week recap webinar!

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Eliza McNulty is Stewardship Manager at YMCA of the USA. In this role, she manages a portfolio of corporate and foundation national partners, monitoring program progress toward deliverables in grant agreements, monitoring spending, writing reports, assisting with re-grant processes and recognizing donors. Eliza has more than 17 years fundraising experience in health care, university and national membership offices, including positions at Loyola University Health System and the Elks National Foundation. She is a board member of the Association of Donor Relations Professionals (ADRP). Eliza holds a master’s degree in nonprofit management from North Park University and a B.S. Biology degree from Indiana University.
YMCA Stewardship Week was August 1-5. Read the blog to be inspired by some of the best-in-class samples submitted by local YMCAs. Follow us on Twitter at #YGratitude for even more resources and ideas on donor relations best practices, gratitude, and engagement with our donors. Please join us on August 31 for a “Show and Tell” webinar where we will showcase the new additions to the Stewardship Gallery on Exchange. Register here.