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No Good Gift Goes Unpunished

Not 24 hours after the announcement of the world’s largest gift to higher education, there were those eager to criticize it. “Wait, Is Bloomberg’s $1.8-Billion Donation to Johns Hopkins a Good Thing?” screamed the headline in the November 20th issue of The Chronicle of Higher Education.  Michael R. Bloomberg’s gift will enable the University [...]

3 Ways to the Most of #GivingTuesday

#GivingTuesday continues to grow in popularity and impact in a way your nonprofit cannot afford to miss out on. Last year alone, #GivingTuesday raised over $300 million online for charities with an average gift exceeding $120, marking a 64% growth in funds raised from 2016. This year’s #GivingTuesday, November 27, 2018, kicks off what many [...]

By |2018-09-21T09:06:29+00:00September 27th, 2018|Newsworthy|0 Comments

Reflection of Henri Nouwen

“When we honestly ask ourselves which person in our lives means the most to us, we often find that it is those who, instead of giving advice, solutions, or cures, have chosen rather to share our pain and touch our wounds with a warm and tender hand.” — Henri Nouwen, Out of Solitude: Three Meditations on the Christian Life.

By |2018-09-24T10:55:15+00:00September 21st, 2018|Fundraising Blog|0 Comments

Fundraising for the Arts: How to Build Community Relationships with Anthony Rodriguez of Aurora Theatre

Anthony Rodriguez is Co-Founder & Producing Artistic Director of Aurora Theatre. Among other fundraising challenges, the Theatre moved locations in 2007.

By |2018-09-18T11:41:19+00:00September 18th, 2018|Fundraising Podcasts|0 Comments

Nonprofits Fear Impact of Trump Administration Plan to Cut Capital-Gains Tax

A tax break tilted toward the wealthiest Americans that Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin pushed this week would dampen charitable giving, according to some nonprofit-policy experts, providing more unsettling news to charities already worried about the impact of last year’s tax overhaul.

By |2018-10-12T11:48:25+00:00August 2nd, 2018|Newsworthy|0 Comments

3 Essentials of Grateful Patient Programs

How do you effectively communicate the need for funding in a way that motivates donors to contribute?One of the most natural methods, and the one that often yields the best return, involves tapping into patients who have received services from your hospital and are pleased with the care.

How to Lose a Donor in 10 Days

By: Elizabeth Smith, Project Coordinator  One of my favorite movies is How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days; it is a classic rom-com that is perfect for rainy days and a glass of wine. In the movie, Andi (played by Kate Hudson) attempts every dating faux pas in the book to get her beau [...]

By |2015-11-02T19:22:19+00:00November 2nd, 2015|Donor Response|0 Comments