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Hard Times, Hard Decisions: 7 Things Small and Midsize Charities Should Do When a Recession Looms

By Drew Lindsay With recession warnings routinely flashing, Steve Zimmerman offers a cautionary tale from the last downturn. The co-author of a book on nonprofit sustainability, the Milwaukee-based consultant says he works with a group that launched a capital campaign in 2007, before the Great Recession hit in force. Construction began in 2008, but then the stock market [...]

By |2019-03-14T15:54:45+00:00January 31st, 2019|Newsworthy|0 Comments

Recession in 2019? Charities Wring Their Hands but Do Little to Prepare

By Drew Lindsay The news any given day is filled with warnings of "doom loops," inverted yield rates, and other wonky predictors of a recession. A downturn is likely for 2019, economic cognoscenti say, if not inevitable by 2020, particularly given the drag of the monthlong federal-government shutdown. Such warnings aren’t generating much alarm or action among charities, however. A [...]

By |2019-03-14T15:54:27+00:00January 31st, 2019|Newsworthy|0 Comments

Alexander Haas, Inc. Hires Fundraising Veteran Carl G. Hamm

Alexander Haas, Inc. Hires Fundraising Veteran Carl G. Hamm Hamm Brings 30 Years of Senior Development Experience from  Country’s Top Museums and Fine Arts Organizations ATLANTA (January 29, 2018) – Alexander Haas, a national fundraising consulting firm, is pleased to welcome Carl G. Hamm to its team of experts. Hamm has nearly 30 years of [...]

By |2019-03-14T14:04:09+00:00January 29th, 2019|Newsworthy|0 Comments

Casting Vision for Fundraising Success in 2019

Before Jack Welch retired, he was quoted as saying, “Good business leaders create a vision, articulate the vision, passionately own the vision, and relentlessly drive it to completion.” The start of a New Year is the perfect opportunity for nonprofit leaders to vision cast (or recast) for their staff, volunteers, and donors. Without a vision [...]

By |2019-01-27T15:31:59+00:00January 24th, 2019|Fundraising News & Views, Newsworthy|0 Comments

Alexander Haas, Inc. Marks 31 Years

Industry-Leading Team of Fundraising Experts Transform Institutions to the Tune of $2.5 Billion in 2018 ATLANTA (December 4, 2018) – Founded in 1987, Alexander Haas, Inc. celebrated its 31-year anniversary with a banner year in 2018. Named after founder and legendary fundraiser, Mrs. Leonard “Be” Haas, the firm continues to build partnerships with nonprofits that [...]

By |2019-03-14T14:04:25+00:00December 4th, 2018|Newsworthy|0 Comments

Client Partner, Wofford College, Announces $300 Million Fundraising Campaign

In a statement released October 19, 2018, Wofford College announced the launch of the public phase of its most ambitious fundraising campaign in the history of the college, “For Wofford: The Campaign for Wofford College,” with a goal of raising $300 million by October 2022.  Arthur Criscillis, Ed.D., Managing Partner at Alexander Haas, has been [...]

By |2019-01-07T11:16:58+00:00October 23rd, 2018|Newsworthy|0 Comments

How Harvard Raised $9.6 Billion, and What Comes Next for All Campaigns

Nine ... point ... six ... billion ... dollars. Fundraisers have been rolling that figure around in their heads in the wake of Harvard University’s announcement that its most recent campaign, which concluded July 1, brought in more money than any previous drive by any institution anywhere.

By |2018-11-15T22:48:23+00:00October 4th, 2018|Newsworthy|0 Comments

3 Ways to the Most of #GivingTuesday

#GivingTuesday continues to grow in popularity and impact in a way your nonprofit cannot afford to miss out on. Last year alone, #GivingTuesday raised over $300 million online for charities with an average gift exceeding $120, marking a 64% growth in funds raised from 2016. This year’s #GivingTuesday, November 27, 2018, kicks off what many [...]

By |2019-03-14T16:39:24+00:00September 27th, 2018|Newsworthy|0 Comments