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Wednesday, January 30, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Make Every Day a Campaign Day »
By Aly Sterling, founder and president of Aly Sterling Philanthropy Top 10 reasons why a “campaign mentality” wil...
Wednesday, January 30, 2019
3 Major Stewardship Opportunities You May Be Missing »
Donors often think of their philanthropy as an investment in the future—and they want to see a meaningful return. Developm...
Wednesday, January 23, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
5 Ways Small Nonprofits Can Improve Financial Health »
By David H. King, President and CEO, Alexander Haas Nonprofits of all sizes can experience cash shortages, and ma...
Thursday, January 17, 2019
Three Quick Lessons from our Donor Survey on Planned Giving »
By Bill Jacobs, Founder, Analytical Ones Recently, we did a large sample national survey of donors in the United...
Tuesday, December 18, 2018
Wealth Data: 5 Ways to Learn More About Your Prospect’s Capacity to Give »
By Jill McCarville, VP of Marketing, iWave Mo’ money, Mo’ problems major gifts. Some of the most important info...
Wednesday, December 12, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Communicate the Transformative Impact with Social Return on Investment »
  By Richard Tollefson, Founder and Rresident, & Michal Tyra, Director of Client and Community Engagement, T...
Thursday, November 8, 2018
Donor Management: 7 Strategies to Segment Your Lists »
By Joe Klimek , CEO SofTrek, developer of ClearView CRM fundraising software Nonprofit giving has been trendin...
Monday, November 5, 2018
Four Keys to Nonprofit Success »
By Bill Jacobs, Founder & Managing Partner Analytical Ones I’ve recently read Cecile Richard’s new book, M...
Tuesday, September 11, 2018
Next Level Donors: Three Strategies to Inspire Annual Donors to Give More »
By Ryan McCarvill, Content Manager, iWave Congratulations! You secured another $10,000 gift from longtime donor,...
Tuesday, September 11, 2018
How To Use Data To Manage Your Nonprofit »
By DonorPerfect Operate more like a business while staying true to your organization’s mission Some people...
Wednesday, August 22, 2018
Important Considerations for Establishing Major Gift Metrics »
By John T. Keith, J.D., Consultant, Johnson, Grossnickle and Associates Fundraising success is increasingly a vital...
Wednesday, August 1, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
4 Reasons to Treat Grant Funders More Like Major Donors »
By  Lauren Steiner , President, Grants Plus   What size grants do private and corporate foundations make to...
Tuesday, July 10, 2018
As Good as It Gives: America’s Philanthropy Today »
Giving USA 2018 Numbers and Beyond By Brenda B Asare , President & CEO, The Alford Group As a member o...
Tuesday, June 26, 2018
Be ready for disaster with an emergency relief campaign »
By Team DonorDrive It’s said you can’t plan for a disaster. But really, you have to. It’s officially hurrican...
Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Jump Start Your Nonprofit Feasibility Study: 5 Strategies »
By Bob Happy , President, Averill Fundraising Solutions   For nonprofits large and small, feasibility studies a...
Wednesday, June 6, 2018
6 Facts to Learn About Your Fundraising Event Attendees »
By Sarah Tedesco , Executive Vice President, DonorSearch Tracking just a handful of useful metrics at your events wi...
Monday, June 4, 2018
Skin in the Game: The Importance of Board Giving »
By  Avrum Lapin , President, The Lapin Group, LLC   When we engage with new clients, we always begin with t...
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
5 Questions Smart Fundraisers Have About Google Ad Grants »
By Mike Nelsen , SEM Manager, TrueSense Marketing   This post originally appeared on Heroic Fundraising...
Wednesday, May 2, 2018
Decoding Donor-Advised Funds: From Data to Practical »
By Keith Curtis, Founder and President,  The Curtis Group Donor-advised funds began in the 1930s, but in rec...
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Peer-to-Peer Fundraising: 3 Tips to Maximize Your Campaign »
By Abigail Jarvis , Director of Content, Qgiv It’s really no surprise that peer-to-peer fundraising has see...
Wednesday, April 4, 2018
Tax Reform’s Effects on Philanthropy: Assessing the Landscape Four Months Later »
By Peter Fissinger , President and CEO, Campbell & Company Nearly four months ago, Congress passed the Tax...
Wednesday, March 28, 2018
Looking to Data to Track Giving in Uncertain Times »
By Chuck Longfield , Chief Scientist, Blackbaud and Senior Advisor, Blackbaud Institute As 2018 revs into full...
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
The new tax law: here's how your nonprofit can withstand the impact »
By Todd Levy , Co-Founder and CEO, DonorDrive The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act brings both pros and cons for nonprofits...
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Client Advisory: Assessing Philanthropic Capacity for Prospects in High Cost of Living Areas »
By Roslyn P. Clarke , Director of Prospect Research Services, Bentz Whaley Flessner What is your organization’s a...
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Three Ways to Lift Your Nonprofit Mission in Uncertain Times »
By  Aly Sterling , President, Aly Sterling Philanthropy   Today, many of us feel like uncertainty is the nor...
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Event Planning: Not for the Faint of Heart »
By Lynnea Golding , Project Manager/Director, Advancement Resources , and Managing Partner, Mindseye Project Partners ....
Thursday, December 28, 2017
Improve Fundraising with Success Stories »
Animal shelters are great at sharing success stories. You should be, too. By Abigail Jarvis , Director of...
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
False Expectations: The Danger of Creative Campaign Reporting »
By  Jessica Browning , Senior Vice President, Winkler Group In 2006, CASE created a Campaign Standards Working...
Thursday, November 16, 2017
10 Capital Campaign Do's and Don’ts for Better Fundraising »
By Bob Happy, President, Averill Fundraising Solutions, LLC  Your capital campaign is perhaps the most int...
Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Inspiration: The Top 30 Most Creative, Cutting-Edge Ideas in Fundraising/Awareness Campaigns »
By: Nicole Nakoneshny , Senior Vice President & Editor, Philanthropic Trends Quarterly , KCI (Ketchum Canada Inc.)...
Friday, October 20, 2017
Transitioning Donors: Next Gen and Baby Boomers: Intersecting Lanes…Same Destination »
By Avrum Lapin , President, and Andrea Otto , Consultant, The Lapin Group, LLC     For most...
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
The Future of Philanthropy: 4 trends to pay attention to »
By Brenda B. Asare , President & CEO, The Alford Group Philanthropy in the 21st Century has rapidly changed an...
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
4 Traits Successful Campaigns Have in Common »
By Wendy McGrady Executive Vice President The Curtis Group What’s the secret to campaign success? True, it’s cr...
Friday, October 6, 2017
The Four Biggest Myths about Starting a Community Campaign »
By Clyde Watkins , Senior Partner, Ter Molen Watkins, & Brandt There are a variety of concerns that come wi...
Wednesday, September 27, 2017
What Nonprofits Are Learning About Big Data from the Corporate World »
By, Grace Lazzara , Director of Marketing, SofTrek Corporation In some ways, “big data” stands where “socia...

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