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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.

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

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.

Blog Posts

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 »

Reforecasting Reimagined

Reforecasting Reimagined By Carl Hamm The American Alliance of Museums annual meeting is usually a time when colleagues reunite for an invigorating week of professional development and camaraderie, yet this year’s meeting was forced online like so much of our lives today. This year, Alexander Haas was honored to lead the session Reforecasting Reimagined during... Read more »

Podcasts

Futures in Fundraising consists of interviews with leading and emerging fundraising, development and nonprofit professionals.

Follow Your Passion, Select the Right Clients with James Hackney

James Hackney joins Alexander Haas President and CEO, David King to share how he followed his passion and became Senior Director of Development for Yale Divinity School in the spring of 2014. Currently leading the School’s efforts to raise $200,000,000 and meet 100% of student financial aid need by 2022, James details how previously being... Read more »

Changing Lives with Every Charge with Stephen Garten

Charity Charge Founder and CEO, Stephen Garten joins the Futures in Fundraising podcast to share insight on the new way of giving in 2017.

Bill Tedesco, Founder, CEO and Managing Partner of Donor Search

Success quote: Pick out five to ten goals that you want to pursue and write them down. Recite them daily and soon you will do it from memory. Best piece of advice ever received: “When you find yourself enjoying something, it is more than likely something you have an aptitude for and you should follow that.” Personal habit... Read more »