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Fundraising Blog 2018-03-30T14:42:34+00:00

FAKE NEWS ON ENDOWMENTS!

O.K., so it’s not really fake news. But most folks keeping up on current events over the last year would think colleges are hoarding millions and even billions of dollars that could be used to help students and their families offset the increasing cost to attend. Although that is not the case...

Why I Give: The Personal History of a Citizen Historian

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.

3 Essentials of Grateful Patient Programs

How do you effectively communicate the need for funding in a way that motivates donors to contribute? One of the most natural methods, and the one that often yields the best return, involves tapping into patients who have received services from your hospital and are pleased with the care.

Team Member Spotlight: Arthur Criscillis

Dr. Arthur Criscillis, Managing Partner at Alexander Haas brings over 25 years of development and nonprofit experience to the Firm. He moved from advancement work for colleges and universities into consulting for the opportunity to work with and for a wide variety of colleges, universities, and independent schools.

Alexander Haas Teaches Art of Fundraising at CASE District III Annual Conference

Fifteen hundred higher education professionals gathered this week to learn about trends and best practices at the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) District III Annual Conference in Atlanta, Georgia.

4 Keys to Driving Bigger Gifts in Better Ways

The US Trust Study of High Net Worth Philanthropy is out. It shares the key reasons individuals' choose, give and continue to support organizations and specific missions. Is your organization in tune with these four deciding factors?

Client Highlight: “Because This is Auburn” Campaign

Jane DiFolco Parker from Auburn University shares the success of the $1 billion Because This is Auburn campaign and her experiences working with Alexander Haas.

The College Athletic Seating Deduction: Experts Weigh-In

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, the U.S. tax reform bill signed into law late last year, repeals a rule that allowed taxpayers to deduct 80 percent of a contribution made for the right to purchase tickets for college and university athletic events.

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