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Member Insights
Friday, March 27, 2020
Digital Outreach Tops Traditional Methods for Reaching Donors and Prospects »
By Justin Ware Senior Vice President of Digital at BWF Change can feel glacial, especially for those of us who...
Friday, March 20, 2020
Lessons Learned from Previous Crisis Situations »
By Laura MacDonald, CFRE, Principal & Founder at Benefactor Group Several clients have reached out with quest...
Friday, March 13, 2020
Disaster Fundraising: Lessons from the Australian bushfires »
By Stephanie Pietromonaco, Consultant at AskRIGHT In the midst of natural disasters, philanthropy gives people a...
Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Supercharge Your Work Through Strategic Planning »
By Sharon Tiknis , Executive Vice President & East Division Manager and Lieve Buzard , Senior Client Service Associa...
Tuesday, February 11, 2020
10 Things I Wish I Knew When I Became a Major Gift Officer »
By Robin Bellinger, Strategic Partner and Certified Coach at Advancement Resources Many distractions stand in the...

Institute News
Wednesday, March 18, 2020
Message from the Chair: COVID-19 »
Dear Members, Our meeting this past Thursday and Friday in Columbus, Ohio may set a record for timeliness. While we wer...
Monday, January 20, 2020
January 2020 Letter from the Chair »
Dear The Giving Institute members, Happy New Year! I hope you've returned to your routine rested and rejuvenated after...
Monday, November 25, 2019
November 2019 Letter from the Chair »
Dear The Giving Institute members, As we move into the holiday season and express gratitude for so many blessings in ou...
Thursday, September 19, 2019
September 2019 Letter from the Chair »
Dear The Giving Institute members, I hope you are all moving into a busy and productive autumn. I want to again than...
Thursday, August 1, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ted Grossnickle Named 2019-2021 Chair of The Giving Institute »
OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE August 1, 2019 Chicago, IL – Ted Grossnickle of Johnson, Grossnickle and Associates has been n...

Symposium Highlights
Friday, July 20, 2018
Reflecting on Summer Symposium 2018 »
At Summer Symposium 2018, July 12-14 in Charleston, South Carolina, close to 100 Giving Institute members and philanthropy...
Monday, March 26, 2018
2018 Summer Symposium Reading List »
Get prepared and get in the mood for the 2018 Giving Institute Summer Symposium by reading a great book!  As you mi...

Shared Intelligence
Thursday, April 9, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Will Day of Giving Campaigns Address Ailing Alumni Giving? »
Review of recent campaigns and tip sheet for those planning a campaign By Ted Grossnickle, Senior Consultant and Fou...
Thursday, April 9, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Giving Tuesday is Here to Stay »
By Campbell & Company     Earlier this year, we sent a survey to our nonprofit community asking you a...
Monday, December 15, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Brassieres, Briefs and Beneficence »
By Robert Evans, President of the Evans Consulting Group     Pop quiz: Which 2014 trend or development will se...
Monday, December 15, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Your 2015 Giving Forecast »
By Stacey Wedding, Founder & Chief Strategist of Professionals in Philanthropy The economy is recovering. Philanthro...
Wednesday, October 8, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Strengthen Year-End Giving by Preserving the IRA Rollover »
By Jeffrey D. Byrne, President + CEO, Jeffrey Byrne + Associates, Inc. The year is winding down. Wrapping up those fina...

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