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, andRead More Culture on Campus: Dalton State’s Margaret Venable and David Elrod Talk Student Engagement and Donor Communications

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

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

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

Understanding the Repeal of the 80/20 Rule with FSU’s Tom Jennings

The recently passed tax legislation disallowing 80% of tax-deductible “gifts” has raised issues when it comes to athletic seating deduction/counting. Athletic departments now require individuals to pay for the privilege of purchasing season tickets. On this edition of Futures in Fundraising, Tom Jennings, VP of University Advancement and President of the Florida State University FoundationRead More Understanding the Repeal of the 80/20 Rule with FSU’s Tom Jennings