Last month, the Stanford Social Innovation Review (SSIR) wrote about an interesting study conducted by the David and Lucile Packard Foundation in coordination with Fiscal Management Associates (FMA), which works with organizations around issues of capacity building. The subject was how to help nonprofits achieve and maintain financial stability. Year in and year out, this [...]
Do you know how to talk about endowments? Here are a few facts to help you brush up your endowment IQ.
An increasing number of museums and cultural centers are adding community engagement curators (CECs) to their staffs to build two-way conversations about how to make our work more relevant to our neighbors and to give them a voice in what we do within and outside the museum walls.
Data collected by the Humanities Indicators Project of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences shows that current public funding for the humanities through the National Endowment for the Humanities and state humanities councils approaches $175-million.
The recently published 2018 Global NGO Technology Report includes a survey of more than 5,300 NGOs across 164 counties. In its third year of publication, the report reveals how organizations—large and small—use multi-channel communications.
While we don’t know what will eventually come out of Congress, one thing is for sure: It is better to have a plan and not need it than to arrive at January 1 with no plan for dealing with a new reality that promises to confuse donors and discourage charitable giving to our organizations.
While we don’t know what will eventually come out of Congress, one thing is for sure: It is better to have a plan and not need it than to arrive at January 1 with no plan for dealing with a new reality that promises to confuse donors and discourage charitable giving to our museums.
It’s easy to feel like you’re drowning in a sea of numbers. Whether you’re Board chair, CEO, development committee chair, or an attentive Board member, what fundraising metrics matter the most?
In this age of instant everything, 24-7-365, life in the nano lane, it’s good to be reminded that some things take time.
Successful major gift solicitations, hiring a winning job candidate, and selecting the right fundraising counsel all have one thing in common: a face-to-face meeting works best.