Futures in Fundraising Podcasts

The Culture of Philanthropy within Faith-Based Organizations with Reverend George Wirth

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. Catch a new episode of Futures in Fundraising each month on Tuesdays… Read more »

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,… Read more »

What Donors Really Want featuring Greg Warner

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.”    Catch a new episode of… Read more »

Strategies and Tips to Maximize #GivingTuesday with Adam Cotumaccio of MDA

  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… Read more »

The Importance of Planned Giving with Lula Dawit of The Woodruff Arts Center

“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… Read more »

Insights for Museum Board Enhancement with Mary Wieler of the Museum Trustee Association

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.… Read more »