Meet Judy Anderson, Project Director for Alexander Haas! In this month’s Team Member Spotlight, Judy shares what she loves about working with museums and arts organizations, current industry trends and what brought her to Alexander Haas.
Seven things organizations should keep top of mind when considering hiring fundraising counsel but often neglect to do.
As the House and Senate work on reconciling the details of their two tax plans, there is one thing we know for sure: Change is coming in 2018.
Some recent observations from our work on campaigns with hundreds of different organizations, of all types across the US, gives us a unique 30,000-foot view of evolving trends in campaigns.
One of the most important resources – volunteer leadership – is rarely assessed except in the crudest terms: How much do they give?
Ed Hohlbein, Chief Everything Officer, a recent guest on the Alexander Haas’ Futures in Fundraising podcast shares tips on how to effectively use the data in your organization’s system.
The final stage – notifying candidates of your decision – appears obvious. However, in their eagerness to begin work with the firm they’ve selected, some organizations fail to do a good job of notifying firms who were not selected.
Successful major gift solicitations, hiring a winning job candidate, and selecting the right fundraising counsel all have one thing in common: a face-to-face meeting works best.
The most important and first step for an organization is to determine what they need. Getting a good proposal is about knowing how to put together a request for proposal.
The first task is to identify a pool of firms to begin the selection process. There are a number of resources for identifying firms, but before you start looking, you need to decide what you are looking for.