Is crowdfunding the way of the future? The verdict is still out. Several factors drive whether or not crowdfunding is right for your organization and campaign.
A 2016 study conducted by the Concord Leadership Group finds that 77% of nonprofit organizations do not have leadership succession plans nor are they focused on developing new leaders.
In this month's Team Member Spotlight, David shares what he loves most about his job, the book that made the greatest impact on his career and a hidden talent few people know. In his 25 years at Alexander Haas, David has provided fundraising counsel to hundreds of organizations.
I recently read an article on npEngage about the value of planning studies. And while the author makes some very interesting and relevant points, one thing to consider, however, is: What information you will get back from this process?
The results are in and the Giving USA 2017 report reveals charitable giving hit a record high for the third straight year in 2016, reaching $390.05-billion.
My Partners at Alexander Haas and I probably sound like broken records because of our continual emphasis on the importance of major gift officers getting out of the office to visit with their prospects. We continue to emphasize the importance on an in-person visit because it is a glaring weakness we see in underperforming programs.
Accountability. That is the name of the game these days in the world of fundraising. The stakes are simply too high with an uncertain economy, possible shifts in tax laws pertaining to deductions for gifts to charity, growing competition for the philanthropic dollar, and rising costs associated with hiring seasoned professionals with proper skills.
Say “magic” and “Florida” in the same sentence and people think you are talking about Orlando. However, there is something magical about Pensacola, particularly the University of West Florida’s 50th Anniversary Capital Campaign. Launched in 2011, the campaign set a stretch goal of $42 million for the quiet phase.