Author: Judy Anderson

Judy has been a fundraising fixture in the Atlanta nonprofit community for more than 20 years. She came to Alexander Haas in 2002 where she helped guide the highly-successful High Museum of Art capital campaign.

What’s Your Board Score? BoardSource Tips for Leading with Intent

  BoardSource, the go-to resource for all things related to good board service and governance, this month released its annual “National Index of Nonprofit Board Practices.” BoardSource has been collecting and analyzing trends in board practices since 1994 and it is the only national survey to gather information from both chief executives and board chairs… Read more »

Giving In Our Community

At National Philanthropy Day, presented by the Association of Fundraising Professionals Association of Fundraising Professionals earlier this fall, Alicia Philipp, President of The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta, shared a statistic reported in the Chronicle of Philanthropy: Atlanta ranks as the 4th most generous community among the top 50 metro areas in the country. In addition,… Read more »

Who’s In Your Donor Database?

Every few months my mailbox (the real one) gets stuffed with alumni magazines from colleges and independent schools to whom for one reason or another I made a gift. These gifts were several years ago and I am not a repeat donor. I am a classic aging SYBUNT that is just sucking up marketing and… Read more »

Donor Recognition: A Look At The Perot Museum

Being in the fundraising profession, my travels always involve visiting museums and cultural institutions to see how they do things. A recent visit to Dallas included a splendid afternoon at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science.   A spectacular angular building rises from along the downtown expressway and draws interest with its living roof… Read more »