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Making Visionary Community Change Practical  
Creating the Future


February 2011


If you missed our
last newsletter, you will find it here

Welcome to our first newsletter of 2011 (where did January go?). Every bit of this month’s newsletter will help you create the kind of healthy, vibrant community you dream of creating.

This month we are also celebrating the 5 Year Anniversary of Hildy’s book, FriendRaising (where did 5 years go?). So let’s dive right in!

New Article:
Boards and Fundraising

This updated article is even more relevant now than it was 5 years ago.

Boards and Fundraising:
Why Board Members Don’t Want to Do It and What They CAN Do Instead

Read it here

Anniversary Special
50% Off and Then Some!

Anniversary Sale #1 After updating the cover of FriendRaising, we’re clearing out books with the old cover.

Just $15 each (50% off!) Buy here (Limited to stock on hand.)

Anniversary Sale #2 Get all of Hildy’s Community Engagement workbooks and e-books, and save almost $50!
Don’t miss this deal!

New Video!

Discover how to turn donors into real friends who will do anything to help your cause. Watch video now

Subscribe to our YouTube channel and you’ll be notified when new videos are added. Subscribe here

Flash Classes:
We need your advice!

Creating the Future is building a new program - Flash Classes - and we have questions.

Flash Classes will be short bursts of education via audio, at a minimal cost.

• What has been your experience with classes like this?
• What would make them effective?

Give your advice here

FriendRaising Action Tool for Your Board - Free!

Start your board on the road to engaging your community with this free downloadable e-workbook.

Energize your board!

Engaging through Storytelling

What creates authentic story-telling?

We Are Family Foundation’s Nancy Hunt combines the inspirational with the practical, as Nancy shares what the foundation has learned through its work with teens from around the world.

• Listen online here

• Download from iTunes

Cool Distraction

A simple, beautiful expression of a simply beautiful tune. Watch and smile

Learn about the artist whose drawings come to life in the tune

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As always, please send us your thoughts.

Let us know!

Thank you, as always, for the work you do to make your communities better places to live. We wish for you all the possibilities life holds.

Creating the Future
4433 E. Broadway Blvd.
Ste 202

Tucson, Arizona 85711
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