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Carl Hamm

About Carl Hamm

Carl has nearly 30 years of senior management experience in the nonprofit sector, the majority of which is in senior development roles in the museum and performing arts sectors. Carl brings extensive experience with Board planning and development, campaign planning and management, annual fund strategy and execution, and staff development. He has worked with organizations representing practically every discipline of the arts, from theater and ballet companies to the visual arts, public radio and classical music.

A Modern Day Fundraising Dilemma

Reviewing the ethical statements now required to be accepted when renewing my Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) status last month, I was particularly struck by the following points in the International Statement of the Ethical Principles of Fundraising: Fundraisers will always respect the free choice of all individuals to give donations or not. Fundraisers [...]

Giving to the Arts Holds Steady

The arrival of new data from Giving USA each year is an always an important moment for those of us who rely on philanthropic revenue to build and sustain our organizations. It's a time when those who study charitable giving draw conclusions based on how much was given last year, from whom, and what cultural [...]

Embracing Diversity in Today’s Fundraising World

Among the most pressing and relevant issues faced by museums and performing arts organizations today is the diversification of their leadership, staff and audiences.   This has long been an important topic in the field, but the dialogue around these issues has taken on new significance in recent years.  While attention is most often paid [...]