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Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Mega Giving: A look $10M+ giving for the first half of 2017 »
By Alison Rane , Associate Consultant, Manager of Research & Development Marts & Lundy For the past 10 y...
Monday, September 18, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
3 Donor Details for Providing a Better Donor Experience »
  By Sarah Tedesco , Executive Vice President of DonorSearch  Let’s play a quick game of fundraising...
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
Why we are also Relief Workers »
Dear Giving Institute Members,  I hope this message finds you well and safe. I say this in all seriousness as I, a...
Wednesday, August 30, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Charlottesville and Lessons for Fundraising: »
How will Future Generations Judge your Donor Recognition Programs? By Cedric Richner , Co-founder and President...
Monday, August 28, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
A GuideStar Profile Coach Tells All »
By, Madeline Kardos , Marketing & Communications Associate at  GuideStar , a promotional partner of Giving USA...
Tuesday, July 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Attracting and Retaining Good Fundraising Talent »
By Lee A. Ernst , Associate, Johnson, Grossnickle and Associates The foundation of a strong fundraising program...
Wednesday, July 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Fundraising Consultants: 3 Benefits of Bringing One on Board »
By Aly Sterling, Founder and President of  Aly Sterling Philanthropy  When you’re facing a fundraising dry...
Friday, July 7, 2017
Letter from the Chair »
As we head into Summer Symposium this week in Detroit, my final Symposium as chair, I want to thank all of you for your en...
Wednesday, July 5, 2017
Using Giving USA Numbers to your Advantage »
By Robert K. Lewis III, CFRM, President and CEO of Global Advancement, LLC Last week, Giving USA released its...
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
What is Changing in Australia’s Philanthropy Sector? »
By Daniel McDiarmid, Principal Consultant at AskRIGHT   I started my fundraising career in Australia more...
Wednesday, June 21, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Essential Guide to Hiring a Capital Campaign Consultant »
By Jenny Goldberg, CFRE, Vice President of Aly Sterling Philanthropy Capital campaigns are complex but often rewardi...
Wednesday, June 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
The One Thing »
By, Rick Dunham, President and CEO, Dunham+Company   I’m always a bit amazed at how self-focused organizatio...
Friday, June 9, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Challenging the Status Quo: How Fundraising Counsel Could Have a Greater Impact »
By Ellen Bristol, President of  Bristol Strategy Group Recently, I overheard a remark by one of the more p...
Thursday, June 8, 2017
The Golden Age of Nonprofit Marketing? »
By Todd Levy, Founder of Global Cloud , makers of DonorDrive The Golden Age of Nonprofit Marketing? The reality is...
Thursday, May 11, 2017
Conquest or Cause: What you need to know to plan your next capital campaign »
By Laura MacDonald, Editorial Review Board Director, Benefactor Group In a recent study, the Nonprofit Research Collaborat...
Tuesday, April 18, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Managing and Moving Up: How to Optimize the CDO-CEO Relationship »
By Marian Alexander DeBerry, Director of Executive Search, Campbell & Company At Campbell & Company, our Executive...
Wednesday, April 12, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Foundations That Act Like Individuals: Family Foundations Explored »
By Avrum Lapin, President of The Lapin Group, LLC In much of the world of philanthropists, a family that has set up a fami...
Monday, April 10, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Actigiving—The Next Phase in the Evolution of Episodic Giving »
By Steve MacLaughlin, Vice President of Data and Analytics at Blackbaud This post originally appeared on The H...
Tuesday, March 28, 2017   (1 Comment - view/add)
The Essential Guide to Hiring a Capital Campaign Consultant »
By Jenny Goldberg, CFRE, Vice President, Aly Sterling Philanthropy Capital campaigns are complex but often rewarding e...
Wednesday, March 15, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Five Principles of Change Leadership »
“Inconvenient disruptions set the stage for meaningful change. The key is how you lead the change.” By June Bradham,...
Friday, March 3, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Maximize Your Donor Data: 5 Sensational Strategies »
By Bill Tedesco, DonorSearch Your donor data is the heart of your organization. All those little details about who y...
Friday, February 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Alumni (or any other constituent group) Participation – What’s All the Fuss? »
By John Taylor, Partner, Alexander Haas This article will focus on alumni participation as there are national collecto...
Saturday, February 11, 2017   (1 Comment - view/add)
An Entirely New Approach to Performance Metrics »
By Ben Golding, Chief Operating Officer at Advancement Resources Between fiscal 2012 and 2014, a group of 17 major gif...
Monday, February 6, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Trends to Watch for in Nonprofit Finance »
By Dan Murphy, Product Manager, Abila Reporter and best-selling author Jodi Kantor once said, “I've learned that the...
Tuesday, November 22, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Making the Case for More Nonprofit Mergers »
By Jennifer Richard, Esq., CFRE, Chief Operations Office r, Winkler Group New nonprofits spring to life ever...
Wednesday, November 16, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Seeking Foundation Funds: How Changing Environment Means Smarter Asks »
By Avrum Lapin, Presiden t of The Lapin Gro up, LLC My colleagues and I have the honor and pleasure of servin...
Tuesday, October 11, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Big Data. Big Dollars. Big Impact. »
By Brenda B. Asare, President & CEO, The Alfo rd Group In today’s information age, we are genera...
Thursday, September 29, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Donor-Advised Funds Revolution: 5 Ways to Get Your Nonprofit at the Forefront »
By Keith Curtis, President, The Curtis Group As a fundraising professional, staying on top of the latest tren...
Monday, September 12, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Nonprofits, what’s your problem? »
By Steve Birnbaum, VP of Client Solutions, SofTrek Corporation Nonprofits have a problem. You need enterprise...
Tuesday, August 16, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Snakes… Public Speaking… Fundraising »
By Daniel J. Jenuwine, CFRE, Senior Consultant, Richner & Richner Your trustees love the mission. They can quo...
Wednesday, July 27, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Gen X Giving - Effective Fundraising Strategies for Gen X Donors »
by Abigail L. Coleman, Writer, Johnson, Gro ssnickle and Associates The Baby Boomer and Millennial generati...
Thursday, July 21, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Capital Campaigns Need Strong Leadership »
By Bob Lewis, CFRE, Chairman and Strategic Counsel, Global Advancement No matter what kind of non-profit capital c...
Friday, July 15, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Seeing the Forest for the Trees: Trends that Are Shaping Philanthropy Today »
By Avrum Lapin, President of The Lapin Group, LLC Many of us involved in the “day-to-day” of fundraising are acute...
Thursday, July 14, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Cultivating Mid-Level Donors: 5 Things to Think About »
By Kurt Worrell, Senior Vice President, Donor Engagement Team, TrueSense Marketing You know the value of mid-level...
Friday, June 24, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
A Retrospective on 25 years of Fundraising: So Many Changes! »
By Robert I. Evans, Founder and President of Evans Consulting Group Twenty-five years ago, I started The Evans Con...

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