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.

4 Keys to Driving Bigger Gifts in Better Ways

The US Trust Study of High Net Worth Philanthropy is out. It shares the key reasons individuals’ choose, give and continue to support organizations and specific missions. Is your organization in tune with these four deciding factors?

The How and Why of Data and Digital Giving with Quinetha Frasier

Giving has changed. Many of us have phone in hand most of the day and spend hours in front of our computers. Quinetha Frasier joins the podcast to share how MyPledger is making the switch to digital giving easier, for both organizations and donors, and why tracking the success of campaigns through data is essential.

Buckle Up…It Could Be a Bumpy Ride

Here’s what we know: The United States has a new set of rules for income taxation.

Here’s what we don’t know: What do these new rules mean to philanthropic giving?

Individuals and businesses are struggling to figure out what impact, if any, the new tax law has on them.

Setting the Stage for Endowment Compliance

It is wise to carefully monitor endowment funds, not only for investment growth, which is often the primary concern of boards or investment committees, but also to ensure the intent of the donor is at the forefront.

Patience and Persistence Pays Off

Patience and persistence paid off the campaign concluded in 2015 with $105 million raised against the $80 million goal, fulfilling the secret dream that MTSU’s 100th anniversary would be celebrated with a $100 million+ Centennial Campaign.

Potential Impact of the Tax Proposal on the Arts

While we don’t know what will eventually come out of Congress, one thing is for sure: It is better to have a plan and not need it than to arrive at January 1 with no plan for dealing with a new reality that promises to confuse donors and discourage charitable giving to our organizations.

A Season of Thanksgiving

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, it’s a great time to stop to take a breath and remember what we are thankful for.