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TEAM May 2020

In conversations with clients and colleagues, I have heard that training is high on everyone’s list. With travel prohibited, many staff members are seeking additional training opportunities and many leaders are trying to structure appropriate learning opportunities for their staff members. That is well and good—an excellent way to utilize time.To view this email as a web page, go here.

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Museum Results June 2020

Among the major challenges that museums are facing in response to the pandemic is that of forecasting revenue projections for current and future-year budgets. This is the result of a confluence of challenges that have never come together in such a unique way, including the unexpected timing and immediacy with which museums were forced to close, the resulting loss of earned and contributed revenue, employee health issues, and speculation over whether donors and members will cut back or redirect their giving to other priorities

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Giving USA 2020

Giving USA Released the 2019 giving data on June 16. David King takes a look at why 2019 matters given how 2020 has started.

Training in the Time of COVID-19

Training in the Time of COVID-19 By Arthur Criscillis, Managing Partner In conversations with clients and colleagues, I have heard that training is high on everyone’s list. With travel prohibited, many staff members are seeking additional training opportunities and many leaders are trying to structure appropriate learning opportunities for their staff members. That is well… Read more »

Human Connection in the Time of COVID-19

Human Connection in the Time of COVID-19 By Nancy Peterman, Partner Some of you may remember the concept developed by John Naisbitt in 1982, High Tech High Touch, which acknowledged that with greater reliance on technology, people would crave more TLC. How prophetic. Almost forty years later, we have transitioned to a time of super… Read more »

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 will… Read more »

7 Sins that Kill Your Fundraising Efforts

Asking for money before engaging the donor. Engage in a sincere and meaningful conversation with your top donors before asking for anything.  Remember that asking for a gift is only one step in the “development process” and it usually is not the first step.  You need to “develop” the relationship first and find the shared… Read more »

David King Live on Business RadioX

President and CEO David King talks with Atlanta Business RadioX about the tax reform’s expected impact on giving and discusses current trends in philanthropy and nonprofit giving. Listen to the live broadcast here.

David King Live on Business RadioX

David King talks with the High Velocity Radio hosts about how to strategically set your donor board up for success, pitfalls to avoid when planning your fundraising budget, and just how Alexander Haas helps “transform institutions that transform lives”.