Former Pastor of First Presbyterian Church of Atlanta, George Wirth joins Alexander Haas President and CEO David King on this edition of Futures in Fundraising to discuss the culture of philanthropy within faith-based organizations and the pastors' role for casting the vision for fundraising. Need help improving your university’s fundraising results? Download our guide to Overcoming [...]
Culture on Campus: Dalton State’s Margaret Venable and David Elrod Talk Student Engagement and Donor Communications
Margaret Venable and David Elrod of Dalton State join Alexander Haas President and CEO David King to discuss the importance of achieving HSI (Hispanic Serving Institution) status and how fostering student engagement on campus builds university ambassadors for the future. Plus, David and Margaret share their thoughts on tuition costs, managing large donor gifts, and [...]
Author, CEO and Founder of MarketSmart Greg Warner joins Alexander Haas President and CEO David King to share tips for fostering donor relationships by giving them what they really want. He says, “If you work through the process correctly, you don’t even have to ask donors for a gift.” Download our guide to Overcoming [...]
While #GivingTuesday is a major, nation wide giving campaign held each year the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, your donor and social media strategies should stretch beyond. In this episode of Futures in Fundraising, Muscular Dystrophy Association Executive Vice President and Chief Impact and Philanthropy Officer Adam Cotumaccio joins Alexander Haas President and CEO, David King to [...]
"The key to being a good fundraiser is being donor centric." Lula Dawit, Director of Planned Giving for The Woodruff Arts Center joins Alexander Haas President and CEO, David King to discuss the importance of planned giving. The two dive into the continued impact of the 2017 Tax Act, managing fundraiser/donor relationships and how the [...]
“If you are not on social media, participating in conversations, your voice is absent as a nonprofit.”
Fundraising for the Arts: How to Build Community Relationships with Anthony Rodriguez of Aurora Theatre
Anthony Rodriguez is Co-Founder & Producing Artistic Director of Aurora Theatre. Among other fundraising challenges, the Theatre moved locations in 2007.
Mary Wieler, President of the Museum Trustee Association joins Alexander Haas President and CEO, David King to talk museum board enhancement and education. They discuss state and local laws regarding endowments, what board members need to know specifically about museums to better serve the board, how to understand economic cycles that impact donations and more. [...]
The recently passed tax legislation disallowing 80% of tax-deductible “gifts” has raised issues when it comes to athletic seating deduction/counting. Athletic departments now require individuals to pay for the privilege of purchasing season tickets. On this edition of Futures in Fundraising, Tom Jennings, VP of University Advancement and President of the Florida State University Foundation [...]
Your nonprofit needs to start a fundraising campaign. Now what? Alexander Haas President and CEO, David King joins Laddering Works’ Cynthia Hayes to explain the steps for selecting fundraising counsel.