News reports keep stressing that the economy is improving. Giving USA says giving to charity is rising. But how do YOU feel? Are things improving at your organization? You have a voice and should be a part of the Nonprofit Fundraising Survey, an important examination of fundraising being conducted by the Nonprofit Research Collaborative. We… Read more »
According to a new survey, more than seven in 10 nonprofits expect their donations to increase this year, even amid a challenging economic and political climate.
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.
Just as with any other struggling industry, arts professionals are always hunting and experimenting to find the next workable revenue generating model that will help their organizations survive.
The third annual survey of the Millennials, released this summer, shows that The Three Ts are power forces in shaping the how and why of philanthropy for this group.
“For many that rely on philanthropy… this is not jus a tough year. This is going to be a tough era.” — Patrick Rooney, Center of Philanthropy at Indiana University
Answered questions. What if…you could find out which fundraising methods were working in organizations like yours? Are events up or down? What about direct mail? Should you invest in more proposals to corporations or invest in web site development? These are real questions affecting nonprofit organizations of all types in the U.S. and Canada daily.… Read more »
By Jerry Henry, Partner “For many that rely on philanthropy…this is not just a tough year. This is going to be a tough era.” –Patrick Rooney, Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University “Ugh! What’s our organization supposed to do?” one client asked dejectedly upon reading the statement above in a recent publication based on the… Read more »
I’ve just returned from the Giving Institute Summer Symposium where there was a fascinating discussion about the future of the nonprofit sector lead by Dr. Paul C. Light – whose career includes service as a professor at New York University, a fellow of the Brookings Institute and a director at the Pew Charitable Trust. The discussion centered around Paul’s… Read more »
Last week the Georgia Center for Nonprofits released the results of a survey that indicated that 25 percent of nonprofit organizations in Atlanta reported that donations were down in the first half of 2009. While that is certainly not good news for the sector and clearly there are organizations who are struggling to meet their budgeted… Read more »