Photo Credit: Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times Alexander Haas Managing Partner James Hackney was recently featured in an LA Times article on museum fundraising in California: James Hackney, who heads the cultural division of Alexander Haas, an Atlanta-based fundraising consultancy, said he has been fascinated by the MOCA drama. “I am impressed that they wereRead More Jim Hackney Contributes to LA Times Article: March 26, 2013
Here at Alexander Haas, we communicate to our clients how important it is to keep in mind how important it is to view their case for support “from the donor’s perspective.”
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When The New York Times was researching an article about the recent surge of American moguls building museums, the reporter turned to nationally-recognized expert in the museum world, Alexander Haas Managing Partner Jim Hackney.
While Atlanta has ranked in recent years among the top 5 most charitable communities, a late 2012 study by Charity Navigator ranked Atlanta 21st among cities whose charities are rated for financial health, accountability and transparency.
Development, in our vocabulary, is a process of “developing” relationships between people and an organization. Fundraising, on the other hand, is really a process of asking people for money.
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