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Recession in 2019? Charities Wring Their Hands but Do Little to Prepare

By Drew Lindsay The news any given day is filled with warnings of "doom loops," inverted yield rates, and other wonky predictors of a recession. A downturn is likely for 2019, economic cognoscenti say, if not inevitable by 2020, particularly given the drag of the monthlong federal-government shutdown. Such warnings aren’t generating much alarm or action among charities, however. A [...]

By |2019-04-04T14:27:16-04:00January 31st, 2019|Newsworthy|0 Comments

Boosting Morale is Simple but Not Easy

In every organization, people are undoubtedly the most important resource. The energy of a happy, healthy work environment can serve as a great recruitment and retention tool, as well as improve overall productivity and creativity. Conversely, low morale can zap the energy and productivity out of a team. In the world of advancement, we often [...]

Team Member Spotlight: Heather Pennington

Meet Alexander Haas Project Coordinator, Heather Pennington! As Project Coordinator, Heather supports each aspect of client projects and ensures that communication flows between Partners and clients. She also provides administrative support for firm projects and tasks associated with client services, non-client tasks, and professional activities. In this Team Member Spotlight, Heather shares what brought her [...]

By |2019-01-07T21:58:18-04:00January 8th, 2019|Fundraising Blog|0 Comments

Alexander Haas, Inc. Marks 31 Years

Industry-Leading Team of Fundraising Experts Transform Institutions to the Tune of $2.5 Billion in 2018 ATLANTA (December 4, 2018) – Founded in 1987, Alexander Haas, Inc. celebrated its 31-year anniversary with a banner year in 2018. Named after founder and legendary fundraiser, Mrs. Leonard “Be” Haas, the firm continues to build partnerships with nonprofits that [...]

By |2019-03-14T14:04:25-04:00December 4th, 2018|Newsworthy|0 Comments

Orchestrating Student Success with University of West Georgia President, Dr. Kyle Marrero

Dr. Kyle Marrero’s background in music lends itself to planning for the future, guiding faculty and helping students achieve success at the University of West Georgia. As Dr. Marrero points out, each individual is important to the overall goal, but each must be allowed to play to their area of expertise. In this episode of [...]

By |2018-04-20T12:57:02-04:00February 20th, 2018|Fundraising Podcasts|0 Comments

Follow Your Passion, Select the Right Clients with James Hackney

James Hackney joins Alexander Haas President and CEO, David King to share how he followed his passion and became Senior Director of Development for Yale Divinity School in the spring of 2014. Currently leading the School’s efforts to raise $200,000,000 and meet 100% of student financial aid need by 2022, James details how previously being [...]

By |2018-04-21T11:15:58-04:00December 12th, 2017|Fundraising News & Views, Fundraising Podcasts|0 Comments

Learning the Language

By Mark Belcher, Partner After more than 20 years of working in and with various types of development organizations – higher ed, research, hospitals, etc. – one thing I have come to appreciate is that there is more often than not a considerable gap translating our work into the language of business operations. As is also [...]

By |2019-03-14T12:23:18-04:00May 13th, 2015|Fundraising Success|0 Comments