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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...
Tuesday, May 31, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Four Things I Wish Every Nonprofit Board Knew »
By Rick Dunham, President and CEO, Dunham+Company Earlier this week I sat in London over dinner with a long-ti...
Wednesday, May 25, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Big Give Glitch - Lessons Learned When Using Technology for Fundraising »
By Jon Biedermann, Vice President, DonorPerfect Fundraising Software Earlier this month, thousands of non-profits...
Tuesday, May 10, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Shift from Donors to Fundraisers »
By Todd Levy, CEO of Global Cloud , makers of DonorDrive Peer-to-Peer Fundraising There's been a fundamenta...
Wednesday, May 4, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stepping Beyond Leadership into Ownership »
By Angela Hodson, Principal, Dini Spheris For years, a commonly expressed fundraising truism was that the secret to...
Wednesday, April 6, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Remember the Fundamentals »
By Peter Fissinger, President and CEO, Campbell & Company I was recently asked by a campaign volunteer whether I...
Tuesday, March 15, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Charitable Giving Up Nearly 2% in 2015 »
By Steve MacLaughlin, Director of Idea Lab, Blackbaud Blackbaud just released its latest Charitable Giving Rep...
Thursday, February 18, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Conquest or Cause: What You Need to Know to Plan Your Next Capital Campaign »
By Laura MacDonald, CEO of Benefactor Group In a recent study, the Nonprofit Research Collaborative found that 56%...
Friday, January 22, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
How Fresh are Your Donor Love Notes? »
By Aly Sterling, President , Aly Sterling Philanthropy With Valentine’s Day quickly approaching, I couldn’t resis...
Tuesday, January 12, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Story of Saving Sweet Briar – or Don’t Mess with the Vixen! »
By David King, President & CEO, Alexander Haas By now you may or may not have heard the saga of  Sweet Briar...
Friday, December 18, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
3 Identifiers of a High-Quality Fundraising Prospect »
By Bill Tedesco, Founder, CEO and Managing Partner, DonorSearch Good news, fundraisers! We can project an increas...
Wednesday, December 9, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Giving in Transition: Gen X’ers Taking Charge »
By Avrum Lapin,  President of The Lapin Group, LLC . Members of Generation X have begun to turn 50 this year,...
Tuesday, November 17, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
It's Election Season: Time to Strengthen Your Board Nomination Process »
Written by Jennifer Richard, Esq., CFRE, COO , Winkler Group A nonprofit’s success depends on strategic, visionar...
Wednesday, November 4, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Breaking Through Millennial Cynicism »
By Carlos Restrepo, Senior Director of Account Services, Abila Millennials don’t trust you. Why should they?...
Tuesday, October 27, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
How Prospect Research can Help Nonprofits Raise More Money from Events »
By Bill Tedesco, Founder, CEO and Managing Partner of  DonorSearch Fundraising events are a great way for your...
Thursday, October 22, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Most Toxic Phrase In Philanthropy »
By Laurie Schaecher, VP of Consulting, Plenty Consulting Recently I spent a day with a team of passionate fundra...
Wednesday, October 14, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Francis and Philanthropy »
By George C. Ruotolo, Jr., CFRE, Chairman & CEO of Ruotolo Associates, Inc. The weekend that the Holy Father w...
Friday, October 2, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Making Peer-to-Peer a Part of Fundraising »
By Todd S. Levy, Founder and CEO of DonorDrive Nonprofits nowadays have so many tools on-hand that allow them...
Monday, September 28, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Planning for Growth in Philanthropy »
By John Lippincott, Of Counsel, Marts & Lundy , President Emeritus of CASE As you plan your fundraising efforts...
Thursday, September 24, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Looking Ahead to the New Year »
By Dean Rein, President, and Don Souhrada, Vice President, Ter Molen Watkins & Brandt      It se...
Friday, September 11, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
The HIPAA Privacy Rule: What Fundraisers Need to Know »
By Ced ric A. Richn er III, Founder and Principal, and Jill Schrems Penate, Client Relations Assis...
Tuesday, August 25, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Helping Clients Maximize End of Year Giving Efforts »
By Brenda B. Asare, President & CEO of The Alford Group As we wrap up the dog days of summer, many of us are geari...
Wednesday, August 12, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Campaign Management and the Salt Shaker Theory »
Applying Constant Gentle Pressure to Fundraising Volunteers By Laura MacDonald, CFRE, President, Benefactor Group...
Friday, July 17, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Online Giving Questions Answered in Latest Giving Tuesday Research »
By Steve MacLaughlin, Director of Analytics, Blackbaud #GivingTuesday was founded in 2012 by New York's 92nd Stree...
Thursday, July 16, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Milestone Giving in a Milestone Year »
Originally published as the Foreword of Giving USA 2015: The Annual Report on Philanthropy for the Year 2014, available...
Thursday, June 18, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
From Figures to Fundraising: How to apply Giving USA »
Originally published in the introductory chapters of Giving USA 2015: The Annual Report on Philanthropy for the Year 2014...
Friday, June 12, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
The President’s Role in a Campaign: 10 Key Responsibilities »
by Angela White, CFRE, Senior Consultant and CEO, Johnson, Grossnickle and Associates Presidential involvement is...
Tuesday, June 2, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
You're Near the End of a Successful Campaign... Now What? »
By John M. Cash, PhD, Chair of the Board, Marts & Lundy Post-campaign planning is a critical phase in the fun...

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